Pennsylvania Federal Judge Transfers Billing Dispute To Central District Of Illinois

(September 2, 2016, 2:48 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania federal judge on Aug. 29 enforced a forum selection clause in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act health insurance plan and transferred the case to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, where the plan is administered (George W. Mathias v. Caterpillar Inc., et al., No. 16-1846, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115314).

(Opinion available. Document #54-160914-054Z.)

U.S. Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania found the forum selection clause valid and enforceable and rejected...
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