Insurance Class Actions

Los Angeles Insurance Class Action Lawyer

In an insurance class action, on or more policyholders brings suit against an insurance company on behalf of other policyholders who have suffered a similar fate. Often, insurance class actions are brought against insurance companies based on a uniform practice in denying certain types of claims. Other types of insurance class actions are based upon a fraud committed by the insurance company regarding premiums, policy benefits, etc.

Gianelli & Morris has been appointed class counsel in a number of significant insurance class actions involving health, life, disability and annuity claims.

Some of our cases include:

Gallimore v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. RG12-616206 (right to weight loss reconstructive surgery)

Arce v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 388689 (health benefits for treatment of autism)

Ticconi v. Blue Shield Life & Health Ins. Co., Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 330989 (health insurance benefits)

Peterman v. North American Co. for Life & Health, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 357194 (annuity proceeds)

Woelk v. Blue Cross of California, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 391522 (health benefits for reconstructive surgery)

Iorio v. Allianz Life Ins. Co. of N. America (S.D. Cal.) Case No. 05-CV-0633 IEG (annuity proceeds)

Chastain v. Union Security Life Ins. Co. (C.D. Cal.) Case No. 06-CV-5885 ABC (credit disability benefits)

Kavruck v. Blue Cross of California, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC 160180 (health insurance premiums)

Vind v. Prudential Life Ins. Co., (C.D. Cal.) Case No. 07-CV-3564 CAS (long term disability income benefits)

McNellis v. Pioneer Life Ins. Co., San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. CV990759 (health insurance premiums)