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Blue Cross Can't Dodge Fla. Atty's ERISA Suit, Judge Says

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 4:31 PM EDT) -- A Florida attorney can pursue his suit accusing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. of wrongly denying coverage for his son’s medical expenses, a Florida federal judge ruled Tuesday, adopting a magistrate judge’s finding that the attorney adequately pled his Employee Retirement Income Security Act claim.

U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams signed off on U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres’ recommendation that she deny Blue Cross’ request to toss an ERISA claim from attorney Stephen A. Marino Jr. of Miami-based Ver Ploeg &...
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Case Information

Case Title

Marino, Jr. v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: E.R.I.S.A.


Kathleen M. Williams

Date Filed

July 31, 2017

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