Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Magistrate Judge: Widow Must Seek Administrative Review Of Spat With Medicare

PHILADELPHIA - A widow who claims that Medicare is not entitled to the proceeds of a settlement from an asbestos action must go through administrative channels before she seeks judicial review, a federal magistrate judge in Pennsylvania held Feb. 25 (In re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No. IV) Maria Torres v. Consolidated Rail Corp., et al., No. MDL 875 95-1173, E.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24138).

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