Autism Therapy Settlement Class Approved But Proposed Settlement Rejected

Mealey's (July 25, 2016, 4:37 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Washington federal judge on July 18 approved an unopposed motion for certification of a settlement class but denied preliminary approval of the proposed settlement agreement in a case alleging that T-Mobile’s employee benefit plan failed to cover autism therapy (A.D., et al. v. T-Mobile USA Inc. Employee Benefit Plan, et al., No. 2:15-cv-00180, W.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94155).

(Opinion available. Document #54-160810-020Z.)

U.S. Judge Richard A. Jones of the Western District of Washington said the proposed settlement class of more than...
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