SEPTEMBER 2008 BAD FAITH CLAIMS BAD FAITH CLAIMS PREEMPTED BY ERISA (Philadelphia Federal)

    

In Brown v. Independence Blue Cross, the court held that state law claims, including bad faith claims, were preempted by ERISA.  

Date of Decision:  July 21, 2008

Brown v. Independence Blue Cross, No. 08-1355, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55294 (E.D. Pa. July 21, 2008) (Shapiro, J.) L.A.