Cozen O’Connor: Mark Gallant Discusses How Cardiac Telemetry Manufacturers, CardioNet Inc. and LifeWatch Services Inc., Were Misguided by PA Federal Judge in Law360

Mark Gallant Discusses How Cardiac Telemetry Manufacturers, CardioNet Inc. and LifeWatch Services Inc., Were Misguided by PA Federal Judge in Law360

Friday, January 24, 2014

In an article titled “Cigna Coverage Row Shouldn’t Be Arbitrated, 3rd Circ. Told,” Mark Gallant (Health Care, Philadelphia) discusses how a Pennsylvania federal judge wrongly forced two cardiac telemetry manufacturers to arbitrate their claims that Cigna Health Corp. violated federal pension laws and unfair competition laws when it decided to stop covering the devices. Mark, who’s representing CardioNet Inc. and LifeWatch Services Inc., told a three-judge panel that claims his clients brought against the insurer under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and for trade disparagement did not fall under the terms of a provision in the contract the companies inked with Cigna requiring that the parties arbitrate any disputes over interpretations of the deal or any alleged breaches.​ To read the full article, click here.