Georgia Federal Magistrate Judge Finds Plaintiff's COBRA Claims Time-Barred

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Following a bench trial, a Georgia federal magistrate judge held May 4 that a plaintiff's breach of fiduciary duty claim in a suit alleging violations of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) was time-barred and that even if the claim was not time-barred, the plaintiff had failed to show that the defendants were fiduciaries who owed him any duties (Homer Ira Lockhart v. Southern Health Plan Inc., et al., No. 04-0006, M.D. Ga.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63265).

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