3rd Circuit Asked To Allow State Civil Rights Claim Against Benefit Fund

(March 23, 2016, 12:18 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A mother and son have asked the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to rule that they may pursue a state civil rights claim against a benefit fund that is trying to collect medical costs from the injured son (Joan Mattson, et al. v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-3255, 3rd Cir.).

Joan Mattson is employed by the Gateway Regional High School. Health benefits for Joan and her son, Eric, are provided by the Southern New Jersey Regional Education Benefit Fund (the...
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