Preservation Of Anonymity Will Not Prejudice Insurer, Federal Magistrate Judge Says

Mealey's (June 10, 2016, 9:58 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Because a disability insurer will not be prejudiced by a plaintiff’s preservation of her anonymity, a California federal magistrate judge on May 13 granted the plaintiff’s motion to proceed under a pseudonym (Jane Doe v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 16-2298, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64387).

(Opinion available. Document #17-160613-013R.)

Jane Doe, who suffers from HIV/AIDS, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act to recover benefits she claims...
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