Benefits Group: Extending Injunction To New Members Not Forum Shopping

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — Courts evaluate a plaintiff’s forum choice on the legal basis for the forum, not the reasons a plaintiff chose it, and denying new group members injunctive relief forces huge fines on employers otherwise protected by stays to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate, a Catholic group told a federal judge on May 26 (The Catholic Benefits Association LCA; The Catholic Insurance Co. v. Sylvia M. Burwell, et al., No. 14-240, W.D. Okla.).

(Response available. Document #93-150624-009B.)

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