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Divided Sixth Circuit Addresses RICO Standing And Preemption

In Brown v. Cassens Transport Co., No. 10-2334, the plaintiffs claimed their employer and its claims adjuster conspired to deny workers compensation benefits in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”).  The district court held that Michigan’s Worker’s Disability Compensation Act (“WDCA”) provided the exclusive remedy and therefore foreclosed federal RICO claims.  … Continue Reading