Judge Preliminarily Approves Settlement In Medical Staffing Network Case

December 5th, 2006

On November 29, 2006, The Honorable Daniel T. K. Hurley, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, entered an Order, granting, among other things, preliminary approval of the settlement of the class action suit against Medical Staffing Network, Inc. (MSN).

Under the terms of the settlement, class members receive (1) the opportunity to be reimbursed for certain claims that were denied as a result of a gap in coverage, (2) the opportunity to receive payment of statutory damages; and (3) the benefit of a change in MSN’s practice with respect to the dissemination of COBRA notices related to gaps in coverage to ensure that all future gaps in coverage are timely made known to Plan participants.

If you have any questions regarding this case or the parties’ settlement, you should contact Lead Counsel at the following telephone number and e-mail address: James C. Shah ( jshah@sfmslaw.com / (877) 891-9880).