Blue Cross Blue Shield insureds from around the country have filed a number of antitrust lawsuits against the various Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans as well as the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association alleging a conspiracy to divide the U.S. healthcare market into geographical regions. The lawsuits allege that the Blue Cross and Blue Shield member plans have agreed not to compete with one another, in violation of the Sherman Act and other state antitrust laws. The Joint Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has issued an Order centralizing these cases before the Honorable United States District Judge R. David Proctor in the Northern District of Alabama.
Judge: R. David Proctor
United States District Judge
T. Michael Putman
United State District Court
Northern District of Alabama
Hugo L. Black U.S. Courthouse
1729 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Edgar C. Gentle, III
Gnetle, Turner, Sexton, Debrosse & Harbison
501 Riverchase Parkway East, Suite 100
Hoover, Alabama 35244
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