Unsettled Case Law Leads 7th Circuit To Uphold Award In ERISA Dispute

Unsettled Case Law Leads 7th Circuit To Uphold Award In ERISA Dispute

CHICAGO - Citing the previously unsettled state of case law regarding the production of insurers' internal documents and a lack of bad faith in an insurer's handling requests for such documents, a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 28 upheld a lower court's ruling that had limited an insured's damages against her health plan provider (Sharon Mondry v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co, et al.,   No. 10-3490 and 11-1750, 7th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24476).

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