Judge David Proctor of the Northern District of Alabama presided over a scheduled Status Conference Hearing in MDL 2406 on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Birmingham, Alabama.
The putative class action addresses antitrust and unfair business practice claims made by both healthcare Providers and health plan Subscribers against Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans and associated entities across the country.
Today’s hearing focused on jurisdictional issues as well as specific preliminary issues associated with individual Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.
The Provider plaintiffs are represented by co-lead counsel Edith Kallas and Joe Whatley and Subscriber plaintiffs are represented by co-lead counsel David Boies and Michael Hausfield. Co-lead Counsel Joe Whatley stated ” We feel good with the way the arguments went on in persona jurisdiction and we look forward to the Court’s ruling.”
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