We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Novo Nordisk Beats ERISA Suit With Anti-Assignment Clause

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled that a Novo Nordisk Inc. health plan could invoke a provision barring a plan participant from giving his right to recover benefits to a spine and orthopedic surgical center, holding that Third Circuit precedent said such agreements were enforceable.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares signed off Wednesday on the order dismissing New Jersey Spine and Orthopedics LLC's suit seeking to recover benefits on behalf of a patient under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, finding that the anti-assignment provision...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

NEW JERSEY SPINE AND ORTHOPEDICS, LLC v. NOVO NORDISK, INC., EMPLOYEE HEALTH PLAN et al


Case Number

2:18-cv-03699

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

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

Judge

Jose L. Linares

Date Filed

March 16, 2018

Law Firms

Companies

Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.