995 F.2d 1179 (3rd Cir. 1993), 92-5352, United Wire, Metal and Mach. Health and Welfare Fund v. Morristown Memorial Hosp.

Docket Nº:92-5352, 92-5354, and 92-5355.
Citation:995 F.2d 1179
Party Name:UNITED WIRE, METAL AND MACHINE HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND; Jack Stoll; Esther Borja; Javier Restrepo; United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 464A, AFL-CIO Group Reimbursement Welfare Plan; Frank Lacatena; Dolores Lacatena; New Jersey Carpenters Welfare Fund; Local # 807 Labor-Management Health Fund; Trustees of the Local # 807 La
Case Date:May 14, 1993
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
 
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995 F.2d 1179 (3rd Cir. 1993)

UNITED WIRE, METAL AND MACHINE HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND;

Jack Stoll; Esther Borja; Javier Restrepo; United Food

and Commercial Workers International Union Local 464A,

AFL-CIO Group Reimbursement Welfare Plan; Frank Lacatena;

Dolores Lacatena; New Jersey Carpenters Welfare Fund;

Local # 807 Labor-Management Health Fund; Trustees of the

Local # 807 Labor-Management Health Fund; Prosper

Alexander; Marie Alexander; District Council of

Ironworkers of Northern New Jersey Welfare Fund; Archie G.

Ferguson; Ronald W. Jensen; John J. Irvine; Walter

Phillips; Michael J. McDermott; Samuel Pacich; Albert J.

Irwin; Nicholas J. Andretta, Sr.; Gary Ugaro; Walter F.

Steinmetz; John D. Mulvany; Michael W. Featherson;

Francis E. Arny; John J. Clark, Sr.; Ronald W. Williams;

Daniel J. Perez; Keith E. Zdep; Edward Weidler; Louis

Rocco; Raymond J. Rodgers; Francis J. Akesson; Donald J.

Banta, Sr.; Charles W. Bird; David F. Brown; Clifford

Crooks; Robert T. Cusick; James P. Fitzgerald; Joseph A.

Fusaro; Charles Gamba; Richard Gougeon; John Keating;

Gerard McCloud; Robert McGee; Alexander McLellan; John

Murphy; Laurence O'Brien; Peter O'Conner; Raul Rodriguez;

Robert Schweitzer; Robert Sickles; Andrew L. Smith;

Richard Sparks; George Sudak; Edward Tedesco; James Toal;

Enoch P. McMahan; Local Union 400, IBEW Welfare Fund;

Brian Hruska; William Marsh; Charles Work; Harold

Rutledge; Ralph Allen; Thomas Vadas; Vincent Worth;

Timothy Hill; Ronald Ramsey; John Ireland; James Martin;

Michael Almasi; Beverly A. Ruby; Peter Namotka; Daniel

Kennedy; George Cole; Walter Davies; Robert Hermann;

Frank Hermann; Charles Keller; Dennis Johnson; Connie J.

Koehler; Frank O'Day; Vincent La Stella; Donald McNeil;

Jean-Louis Pouliot; Nicholas Aemisego; Robert Stahnke;

Philip Cerza; Gary Giorgio; Edward Osowski; Glenn

Halvorsen; William Stadelman; Daniel Julio, Jr.; Francis

Alexander; Leonard Dahl; Michael Devine; Joseph George;

Ralph Jensen; Donald La Brutto; Norman Gramlich; Juan

Romero; Joseph Piwoski; Harry Pease, Jr.; Eugene

O'Rourke; Paul Niedzinski; Bernard Wall; Stephen Kojac;

Charles Krupka; William McCormack; Minor Kennard; Stephen

J. Sangle; Donald Schiraldo; John Gacina, III; Brian

McCarthy; Charles McNally; Robert Czajowski; Brian

Woodall; Jeffrey Stahnke; John Ryan; Ralph Rosamilia,

Sr.; Daniel Mugan; Edward Mironski; Michael Middings;

Andrew Mahasky; Walter Jelinsky; Albert Gaechter; Louis

Di Mascio; Elliott Roseman; Trustees of the Operating

Engineers Local 825 Welfare Fund; Richard Hornecker;

Teamsters Local 11 Benefit Plan; Trustees of the Teamsters

Local 11 Benefit Plan; Katluska Baidal; William Bartel;

Gunter Blohm; Angelo Buinno; Betty J. Cairns; Frank

Close; Jose Cruz; Santos Garcia; Karen Gensure; Dorothy

Larson; Richard Litchfield; Sandra Marino; John

Matuszkiewicz; George McClaughlin; Olga Montes; Fernando

Perez; Santo Ramos; Martha Sara; Roxeen Scala; Edmund

Scott; Charlie Taylor; Melissa Turi; Sangpo Tsuldin;

Cosmo Visentini; NYSA-ILA Welfare Fund; John Bowers;

Albert Cernadas; Frank Lonardo; Thomas Popola; James

Capo; Joseph N. Barbera; Bart Dimattina; Richard H.

O'Neill; Laborers International Union of North America

Local 415 Health and Welfare Fund; Sheet Metal Workers

Local Union No. 25 Welfare Fund; Jeffrey Stajek; James

Luciano; John A. Freudenreich, Sr.; Thomas Smiech; Joseph

McCallion; Daniel Smith, Jr.; James McKay; Mark Cox;

Trustees of the Teamsters Local 641 Welfare Fund; Carlos

Rocha; George Koester; Carmela Ferens; Khoonrajie

Raghubans; Phillip Savittieri; Earl Patterson; Robert

Reeder; Local 1245, Local 1245 Health Fund; Anthony Rizzo;

Joseph Abbate; Joseph Massoud; Ralph Mastrangelo;

Trustees of the Welfare Trust Fund, Local Union No. 475;

Willie A. Barnes; Herman Geiger; Vinston Lee King; Kevin

E. Kline; Robert L. Rosa; William Brennan; James Murphy,

Jr.; Patricia McElligott; Kevin McCormick; Patrick Ryan,

Jr.; Anthony E. Smith; Robert Laveratt; John S. Wittek;

John McQuilken; John Montesano; Roy E. Frank; John

O'Neill, Jr.; Frank Robinson; Dale Schaefer; John J.

Serra; Donald Sheridan; Wenceslao Soto; Michael J. Russo;

Joseph P. Murphy, Jr.; Calvin R. Sutton, III; Ronald J.

Zakarzewski; Frank Whitney, Sr.; Jack Nachtigall;

Lawrence Parkin; Edison Rodriquez; William Moran; Vincent

Doffont; George Stout; Brian Lubeck; Americo Guglielmo;

David Vadas; Christopher Andrewski; David Jenkins; Arthur

Ackerman; Kenneth Finton; Ramon Lorenzo; Wesley

Sanderson; Charles Newman, III; Leonard Iarossi; George

Rossi; William Skieczius; John Hancock; Edward Thorne;

Joseph Tagliadia; Michael Machanska; Steve Parlacask

v.

MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL; Frances J. Dunston, New

Jersey Commissioner of Health; New Jersey State Department

of Health; New Jersey Hospital Rate Setting Commission;

New Jersey Commissioner of Health; Frances Dunston;

Memorial Hospital of Burlington County; The Medical Center

of Ocean County; Kimball Medical Center; Mercer Medical

Center; Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital; Princeton Medical

Center; Hospital of Salem County; Newcomb Medical Center;

Riverview Medical Center; Community Medical Center; Shore

Memorial Hospital; Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital;

Christ Hospital; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; St.

Joseph's Hospital; Wayne General Hospital; South Jersey

Hospital System; Cooper Hospital; West Jersey Health

Systems; Atlantic City Medical Center; Union Memorial

Hospital; Elizabeth General Hospital; Englewood Hospital;

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; Barnert

MemorialHospital; Passaic General Hospital; Rahway

Hospital; Valley Hospital; Holy Name Hospital; St.

Peter's Medical Center; Somerset Medical Center; Overlook

Hospital; St. Elizabeth Hospital; Dover General Medical

Center; Hunterdon Medical Center; Chilton Memorial

Hospital; Kessler Memorial Hospital; Freehold Area Hosp.;

Kennedy Memorial Hospital; University Hospital; Underwood

Memorial Hospital; Jersey City Medical Center; St.

Joseph's Hospital; St. Barnabas Medical Center; Raritan

Bay Medical Center; Clara Maass Medical Center; St.

Clare's/Riverside Medical Center; John F. Kennedy Medical

Center; Hackettstown Community Hospital; Zurbrugg Memorial

Hospital; Jersey Shore Medical Center; Monmouth Medical

Ctr; Newton Memorial Hospital; University of Medicine &

Dentistry of New Jersey; Deborah Heart and Lung Center;

Hospital Center at Orange; Dover General Hospital; West

Jersey Health System; Raritan Bay Medical Center;

Hackensack Medical Center; South Amboy Memorial Hospital;

The Mountainside Hospital; St. Francis Hospital; Bayonne

Hospital; Muhlenberg Hospital; Centrastate (FAH) Hospital;

St. James Hospital; Kennedy Memorial Hospital at Saddle

Brook; Administrator of the New Jersey Health Care Trust

Fund; New Jersey Department of Human Services (Division) of

Medical Assistance and Health Services; Elizabeth General

Medical Center; Dover General Medical Center; Irvington

General Hospital; Union Hospital; Warren Hospital;

Columbus Hospital; East Orange General Hospital; Francis

Dubeau; Lillian Dubeau; Bayshore Community Hospital; New

Jersey Hospital Association; Bergen Pines County Hospital;

Community Memorial Hospital; Greenville Hospital;

Montclair Community (Hospital) Palisades General Hospital;

Passaic Beth Israel Hospital; Raritan Bay Medical

Center/Perth Amboy

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Division; Riverview Medical Center;

Southern Ocean County Hospital; St. Mary's Hospital; The

General Hospital Center at Passaic; Wallkill Valley

Hospital and Health Centers; St. Mary's Hospital (Passaic);

United Hospital; Pascack Valley Hospital; West Hudson

Hospital; Johnson University Hospital; Administrator of

the New Jersey Health Care Trust Fund; New Jersey

Department of Human Services Division of Medical Assistance

and Health Services;

New Jersey Hospital; New Jersey Hospital Association,

Intervenors-Defendants.

UNITED WIRE, METAL AND MACHINE HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND; Esther Borja

v.

ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL; New Jersey Commissioner of Health;

New Jersey State Department of Health; New Jersey

Hospital Rate Setting Commission;

Frances J. Dunston;

UNITED WIRE, METAL AND MACHINE HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND;

Javier Restrepo

v.

ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER; Frances J.

Dunston, in her capacity as New Jersey Commissioner of

Health; New Jersey State Department of Health; New Jersey

Hospital Rate Setting Commission.

UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL UNION,

LOCAL 464A, AFL-CIO GROUP REIMBURSEMENT WELFARE

PLAN; Frank Lacatena; Dolores Lacatena

v.

WAYNE GENERAL HOSPITAL; Frances J. Dunston; New Jersey

Commissioner of Health; New Jersey State

Department of Health; New Jersey

Hospital Rate Setting Commission.

DISTRICT COUNCIL OF IRONWORKERS OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

WELFARE FUND; Archie G. Ferguson; Ronald W. Jensen; John

J. Irvine; Walter Phillips; Michael J. McDermott; Samuel

Pacich; Albert J. Irwin; Nicholas J. Andretta, Sr.; Gary

Ugaro; Walter F. Steinmetz; John D. Mulvaney; Michael W.

Featherson; Francis E. Arny; John J. Clark, Sr.; Ronald

W. Williams; Daniel J. Perez; Keith E. Zdep; Edward

Weidler; Louis Rocco; Raymond J. Rodgers; Francis J.

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