No. 11-8003.

637 F.3d 827 (2011)

BACK DOCTORS LTD., individually and on behalf of a class, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. METROPOLITAN PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Petitioner.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 1, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lisa M. Lilly , Attorney, Chicago, IL, Troy A. Bozarth , Attorney, Hepler Broom, Edwardsville, IL, Steven M. Levy , Attorney, SNR Denton U.S. LLP, Chicago, IL, for Petitioner.

Richard J. Burke , Attorney, St. Louis, MO, Kevin T. Hoerner , Attorney, Becker, Paulson, Hoerner & Thompson, Belleville, IL, Lisa M. Lilly , Attorney, Paul M. Weiss , Attorney, Freed & Weiss, Chicago, IL, for Respondent.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and ROVNER and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


Back Doctors filed a suit in a state court of Illinois, contending that defendant, an insurer, uses software that pays medical providers less than the policies require the insurer to pay. Back Doctors contended that using this software violates not only the contracts between insurer and insured but also the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, 815 ILCS 505/2. Back Doctors...

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