Bay Area Surgical Group Inc. et al v. Aetna Life Insurance Company et al

Filing 668

ORDER GRANTING #663 Stipulation Regarding Dismissal of Fully-Insured Plans and Claims With Prejudice filed by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 5/5/2014. (ecg, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/5/2014)

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8 ER N UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 avila R NIA a rd J . D FO S dw J u d ge E H 7 Attorneys for Defendants, Aetna Life Insurance Company, et al. RT 6 NO 5 D RDERE LI 4 OO IT IS S A 3 S DISTRICT TE C TA RT U O 2 RICHARD J. DOREN, SBN 124666 HEATHER L. RICHARDSON, SBN 246517 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 333 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197 Telephone: 213.229.7000 Facsimile: 213.229.7520 UNIT ED 1 C OF D IS T IC T R 5/5/2014 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SAN JOSE DIVISION 11 12 Bay Area Surgical Group, Inc., et al., 13 Plaintiffs, 14 15 v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, et al., 16 Defendants. CASE NO. CV13-05430-EJD STIPULATION REGARDING DISMISSAL OF FULLY-INSURED PLANS AND CLAIMS WITH PREJUDICE Judge: Hon. Edward J. Davila Trial Date: None Set 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP STIPULATION REGARDING DISMISSAL OF FULLYINSURED CLAIMS WITH PREJUDICE CASE NO. CV13-05430- EJD 1 Whereas, Plaintiffs Bay Area Surgical Group, Inc., et al. (“Plaintiffs”) have informed 2 Defendant Aetna Life Insurance Company and the Court that they intend to only pursue legal and 3 equitable claims related to ERISA-governed self-funded plans in this action the (“Federal Action”), 4 and pursue all legal and equitable claims related to fully-insured plans in the pending state action (the 5 “State Action”), referred to in Aetna’s motion to stay (DKT Nos. 329, 641); 6 7 8 9 10 11 Whereas, Plaintiffs have dismissed without prejudice from the Federal Action plan sponsor defendants that sponsored fully-insured health plans; Whereas, Aetna and Cross-Complainants in the State Action have stipulated to an amendment of the Cross-Complaint in the State Action to include solely claims for benefits arising under fullyinsured plans; Whereas, in light of Plaintiffs’ election to pursue legal and equitable claims related to fully- 12 insured plans solely in the State Action, Plaintiffs have agreed to dismiss with prejudice from the 13 Federal Action: 14 (1) plan sponsor defendants that Aetna has identified as sponsors of fully-insured plans and 15 for which Aetna has produced documentation showing the fully-insured nature of those plans, 16 including ADP Totalsource, Inc., Al-Razaq Enterprises Group Incorporated, Avidex Industries, 17 L.L.C., Barracuda Networks, Inc., Blue Coat Systems, Inc., Bonhams & Butterfields Auctioneers 18 Corporation, Bridge Capital Holdings, Cadence Design Systems, Inc., Canon Anelva Corp., Cepheid, 19 CordeValle L.P., Dell Inc., Duran & Venables, Inc., Dynamic Details Design, LLC., Echelon 20 Corporation, Emulex Corporation, Encore Industries, Ericsson Television, Inc., Farmers Insurance 21 Company, Inc., GCA Services Group, Inc., Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, HGST, 22 Inc., Infotech Enterprises America, Inc., Innovion Corporation, Intevac, Inc., K.R. Anderson, Inc., 23 LiveOps, Inc., Luminex Corporation, LVI Services, Inc., Microsemi Corporation, Natus Medical 24 Incorporated, NDS Surgical Imaging LLC, Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., Opticomp Corporation, 25 Pinnacle Bank, Pole to Win America, Semtech Corp., SRI International, Telenav, Inc., Tolt, LLC, 26 Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, WPG Americas, Inc., Zetta, Inc., dba Delaware Zetta, which 27 were previously dismissed without prejudice; and 28 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP STIPULATION REGARDING DISMISSAL OF FULLYINSURED CLAIMS WITH PREJUDICE 1 CASE NO. CV13-05430- EJD 1 (2) any legal and equitable claims asserted against Aetna or other plan sponsor defendants 2 insofar as they relate to claims for benefits made under any plan that Aetna identifies as being fully- 3 insured. 4 5 DATED: April 30, 2014 DARON TOOCH KATHERINE M. DRU HOOPER, LUNDY & BOOKMAN LLP 6 7 8 By: /s/ Katherine M. Dru ____________ Daron L. Tooch, SBN 137269 9 10 Katherine M. Dru, SBN 280231 11 12 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Bay Area Surgical Group, Inc., et al. 13 14 15 16 DATED: April 30, 2014 RICHARD J. DOREN HEATHER L. RICHARDSON GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 17 18 19 By: /s/ Heather L. Richardson________ Richard J. Doren, SBN 124666 Heather L. Richardson, SBN 246517 20 21 22 Attorneys for Defendants Aetna Life Insurance Company, et al. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP STIPULATION REGARDING DISMISSAL OF FULLYINSURED CLAIMS WITH PREJUDICE 2 CASE NO. CV13-05430- EJD

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