Matt Lavin Quoted in Law360 Article Titled “Cigna, MultiPlan Must Face RICO Claims in ERISA Row”

AGG Healthcare Litigation partner Matt Lavin was quoted in a Law360 article titled “Cigna, MultiPlan Must Face RICO Claims in ERISA Row,” published on September 6, 2022. The article covers RJ et. al v. Cigna Behavioral Health Inc. et al. and Judge Edward J. Davila’s denial of the insurers’ motions to dismiss class plaintiffs’ claims that they colluded to underpay for certain types of mental health and substance use disorder treatments, in violation of federal benefits and anti-corruption laws.

The court found that plaintiffs had satisfactorily alleged that the insurers were co-participants in a RICO scheme that caused harm.

The court’s ruling clears the way for AGG to pursue claims against the insurers for years-long fraud allegedly perpetrated against their clients, Matt explained to Law360.

Matt and AGG Healthcare Litigation attorneys Aaron Modiano and Tom Kelly represent the proposed class.

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