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MICHAEL C. DODGE
Mike Dodge has 40-plus years of legal experience and a broad background in insurance and complex financial litigation. His hourly-rate practice consists of counseling employers implementing Non-Subscription to Texas workers’ compensation insurance. This includes detailed analysis of the benefits, burdens, and mechanics of workplace injury-risk transfer.
Mike understands all the alternative insurance coverages and workplace injury benefit (ERISA) plans used in the Texas Non-Subscriber marketplace. Since 1990, more than 7,000 Non-Subscriber Texas employers have installed one of Mike’s workplace injury benefit plans under ERISA. These clients range in size from Fortune 100 corporations to family LLCs.
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Mike Dodge has been class counsel in approximately 25 complex insurance financial class actions. He was employers’ class counsel in Weatherford Roofing Company, a Texas workers’ compensation premium overcharge suit on behalf of approximately 9,000 employers, which resulted in settlements exceeding $213,000,000 cash, after fees and costs.
Mike was also class counsel for 210,000 healthcare providers in In Re: Managed Care (MDL 1334, Southern District of Florida), claiming underpayments for medical services. In that federal Multi-District Litigation, Mike helped achieve settlements with CIGNA Corp. and Humana, Inc., obtaining changes in business practices conservatively valued at $260,000,000, plus $103,000,000 in net cash recovered for healthcare providers, after fees and costs.
Mike is currently one of several class counsel for approximately 1,500,000 U.S. healthcare providers, outpatient clinics, and hospitals claiming in Federal District Court in Birmingham, AL. This ongoing case (In Re: Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Litigation MDL 2406) has been called “The largest case in the history of American jurisprudence.” Stay tuned.
· Texas A&M (B.A. 1964; Yell Leader ‘63)
· Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D. 1967)
· State Bar of Texas
· Admitted in all Texas State Courts
· Admitted in all Federal District Courts in Texas
· Admitted in the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
· Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
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