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MED. MUT. OF OHIO v. DESOTO, 99-3988, 00-3571

California law governs the defendant's employee welfare benefit plan with plaintiff where the place of performance was California, and defendant incurred medical expenses in California.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2001
  • Published 03/27/2001

Judges

  • Before MERRITT, KENNEDY, and GILMAN, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Mary M. Utterback (briefed), Thelen, Reid & Priest, Washington, DC, Curtis A. Cole, briefed, Thelen, Reid & Priest, Los Angeles, CA, for California Healthcare Ass'n, Amicus Curiae in No. 99-3988.

  • For Appellees:
  • Stephen F. Gladstone (argued and briefed), Michael J. Holleran (briefed), Frantz & Ward, Cleveland, OH, for Plaintiff-Appellee Medical Mutual of Ohio in Nos. 99-3988, 00-3571., William F. Gibson, Robert H. Eddy (argued and briefed), Janice Aitken (briefed), Gallagher, Sharp, Fulton & Norman, Cleveland, OH, for Defendant-Appellant Denise deSoto in No. 00-3571., William F. Gibson, Robert H. Eddy (argued and briefed), Gallagher, Sharp, Fulton & Norman, Cleveland, OH, for Defendant-Appellant Jose Peppy deSoto in No. 00-3571., Janice Aitken (briefed), Gallagher, Sharp, Fulton & Norman, Cleveland, OH, for Defendant-Appellant Denise deSoto in No. 99-3988., Robert H. Eddy (argued and briefed), Janice Aitken, Gallagher, Sharp, Fulton & Norman, Cleveland, OH, for Defendant-Appellant Jose Peppy deSoto in No. 99-3988.