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WCA Management Cleared for $210,000 COBRA Class Settlement

Jan. 14, 2022, 4:59 PM

WCA Management Co. and a class of former employees received final approval for a $210,000 settlement in a lawsuit challenging the waste collection company’s COBRA health coverage notices, a Florida federal court ruling shows.

The settlement is expected to provide a net payment of nearly $69 to each of about 1,771 participants and beneficiaries in WCA’s health plan who received COBRA notices of their right to continue health coverage but didn’t elect to stay covered. The final approval order, signed Thursday by Judge Paul G. Byron of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, also authorizes the ...

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