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Illinois Federal Judge Certifies Class Of Health Care Plan Participants Suing Insurer

Mealey's (October 13, 2016, 1:18 PM EDT) -- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois federal judge, in a decision filed Oct. 11, certified a class of participants who filed a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit against a mutual insurance company for allegedly using premiums it obtained through payments made by them for health care coverage to enrich itself, saying that the plaintiffs satisfied all of the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 requirements for certification and that a class action is superior to all other methods of adjudicating the action (Susan Priddy, et al. v....
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