Wolff v. Aetna Life Insurance Company

United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
Case #: 4:19-cv-01596
Circuit: 3rd
Cause: 29:1132 E.R.I.S.A.-Employee Benefits

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Plaintiffs:

Wolff, Joanne

Defendants:

Aetna Life Insurance Company,

CVS Health Corporation,

The Rawlings Company,

2022-11-22: MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) for 133 MOTION for Reconsideration filed by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Signed by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann on 11/22/2022. (ea)

2022-11-22: ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Aetna's Motion for Reconsideration 133 is GRANTED in partand DENIED in part; The parties shall submit to the Court a proposed form of notice to the class that incorporates the amended class definition by 12/06/2022 (See Order for further details). Signed by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann on 11/22/2022. (ea)

2022-05-25: MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re: 107 MOTION to Certify Class filed by Joanne Wolff. Signed by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann on 5/25/2022. (jr)

2022-05-25: ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Wolff's 107 motion for class certification is GRANTED. The class claims consist of violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 U.S.C. § 1001, et seq.; Plaintiff Joanne Wolff is certified as class representative; Charles Kannebecker, Esquire of Weinstein Schneider Kannebecker &Lokuta is appointed to serve as class counsel; Plaintiffs shall submit to the Court a proposed form of notice to the class by Monday, 6/20/2022; Defendant shall produce to Plaintiff a class list with the last known address of each class member by 6/27/2022. Signed by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann on 5/25/2022. (jr)

2021-07-15: MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re: 80 MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery and to Compel Discovery Responses filed by Joanne Wolff. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 7/15/2021. (jr)

2021-07-15: ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry): IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff's 80 motion to compel discovery is GRANTED. The motion is granted to the extent it seeks disclosure of plan participants residing outside of Pennsylvania. 2. Defendant shall produce these documents within twenty-one (21) days. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff shall conduct any discovery necessary for class certification and submit a new motion for class certification, as well as a brief in support of the motion for class certification, no later than 8/30/2021. 2. Defendant may submit a brief in opposition to class certification no later than 9/13/2021. 3. Plaintiff may submit a reply brief in further support of class certification no later than 9/27/2021. 4. All other deadlines are CANCELLED and will be rescheduled upon a ruling on class certification. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 7/15/2021. (jr)

2020-08-17: MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re: 42 MOTION for Reconsideration and 48 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM in Second Amended Complaint. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 8/17/2020. (jr)

2020-08-17: ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's 42 MOTION for Reconsideration is DENIED. Defendants' 48 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM in Second Amended Complaint is GRANTED. Defendant Aetna Life Insurance Company shall file and serve an Answer to the remaining counts of the Second Amended Complaint pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(a)(4)(A) on or before 8/31/2020. (See Order for further/complete details.) Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 8/17/2020. (jr)

2020-04-02: MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re: 12 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM in Amended Complaint filed by Aetna Life Insurance Company and The Rawlings Company. Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 4/2/2020. (jr)

2020-04-02: ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry) - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants' 12 Motion to Dismiss the Amended Complaint is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Amended Pleadings due by 4/16/2020. (See Order for further/complete details.) Signed by Honorable Matthew W. Brann on 4/2/2020. (jr)