This multidistrict litigation pending in the Northern District of Alabama alleges, among other things, that the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Blue Plans operating in numerous states and regions unlawfully restrain trade in violation of federal and state antitrust laws.  The firm represents subscribers who alleged that they paid supra-competitive premiums as a result of the antitrust violations.  The Court has appointed CCMS attorneys to the Discovery Committee, the Written Submissions Committee and the Litigation Committee.