Bellvue Drug Co. v. CaremarksPCS, Inc., No. 07-1151 - - U.S. Third Circuit
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Bellvue Drug Co. v. CaremarksPCS, Inc., No. 07-1151

In one of six similar antitrust actions challenging the practices of prescription benefits managers, that was transferred by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for coordinated proceedings, a transferee judge's order vacating the transferor judge's order compelling arbitration is vacated and remanded with instructions to reinstate the order compelling arbitration as the order violated the law of the case doctrine.   

Read Bellvue Drug Co. v. CaremarksPCS, Inc., No. 07-1151

Appellate Information

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the  Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Civ. No. 03-Cv-04731)  

District Judge: Honorable John P. Fullam

Opinion Filed September 24, 2009

Judges

Before: McKee and Ambro, Circuit Judges, and Aldisert, Senior Circuit Judge
Opinion by McKee, Circuit Judge 

Counsel

Counsel for Appellant:  Steven E. Bizar, Landon Y. Jones, III, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC, of Philadelphia, PA; Michael Sennett, Paula W. Render, Jones Day, Chicago, Illinois; Victor E. Grimm, Jason M. Marks, Bell, Boyd & LLoyd LLP, Chicago, Illinois

Counsel for Appellee: Michael J. Freed, Freed Kanner London & Milen LLC, Bannockburn, Illinois; Jean K. Janes, Much Shelist Denedberg Ament & Rubenstein PC, Chicago, Illinois; H. Laddie Montague, Jr., Martin I. Twersky, Berger & Montague, PC., Philadelphia, PA.