6th Circuit Vacates Approval Of Nearly $30M Blue Cross Price-Fixing Settlement

Mealey's (June 10, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on June 7 vacated final approval of a nearly $30 million settlement by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to end consolidated class actions accusing it of price fixing, finding that the district court improperly redacted and sealed records and failed to show that the settlement amount, attorney fees and incentive awards were appropriate (Shane Group, Inc., et al. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Nos. 15-1544/1551/1552, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10264)....
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