9 No. 1 ANHLLR 6Andrews Health Law Litigation Reporter (Approx. 2 pages)
9 No. 1 Andrews Health L. Litig. Rep. 6
Andrews Health Law Litigation Reporter
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TEXAS PATIENT DENIED RIGHT TO SUE HMO IN STATE COURT
Calad v. CIGNA Healthcare of Tex.
A federal judge in Dallas has ruled that a patient cannot go forward with her lawsuit against an HMO under Texas law. The plaintiff's action belongs instead in federal court because her state law claims are completely preempted by the Employee...