Butler v. Obama, et al., 814 F.Supp.2d 230 (E.D. N.Y. 2011)

(plaintiff brings constitutional challenge against the minimum coverage provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act of 2010 (Act); court grant's defendant's motion to dismiss due to plaintiff's lack of standing; potential future injury caused by the mandate to buy insurance or be penalized beginning in 2014 is a speculative future injury that is not ripe for adjudication at the present time; while court notes that health insurance premiums have increased as a result of passage of the Act, that increase, without plaintiff showing any present financial impact on himself, is not sufficient to confer standing; plaintiff's complaint focuses on individual mandate provision, and increase in premiums are caused by Act's other provisions which plaintiff is not challenging; plaintiff failed to satisfy the particularized injury requirement of Article III of the Constitution). 

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