N.J. Federal Judge Dismisses Case Against Health Insurer; ERISA Not Implicated

NEWARK, N.J. - In an unpublished opinion, a New Jersey federal judge on April 24 dismissed a putative class action case against a health insurer, saying the plaintiff failed to state a cause of action because the actions taken by the defendant in seeking repayment of money for services provided failed to implicate the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C.S. § 1001 et seq. (TR13 Enterprises v. Aetna Inc., et al., No. 11-3021, D. N.J.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57158).

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