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

Allstate Denied Arbitration In NJ Coverage Class Action

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (August 9, 2017, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday shot down an Allstate unit's bid to force a putative class action over unpaid medical benefits into arbitration, rejecting the insurer's argument that state law allowed it to take such action without an arbitration agreement between the parties.

U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson denied the motion from Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. to compel arbitration of claims made by an insured and a surgical center, saying there was neither an arbitration agreement nor notice that the parties...
To view the full article, register now.
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.