Federal Judge Declines To Remand Breach Of Health Insurance Contract Case

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma federal judge on Nov. 7 declined to remand a breach of contract health insurance dispute to state court, saying that the plaintiff's claims could have been brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and, therefore, federal jurisdiction was warranted (Elizabeth Cates v. Integris Health Inc.,  No. 12-763, W.D. Okla.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159568).

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