It’s hard to imagine that anyone would disagree with the necessity of cancer treatments prescribed by trained oncologists to treat life-threatening cancer. Unfortunately, insurance carriers like Aetna are always looking for a way to protect their bottom line, even if that means denying coverage for life-saving treatments. Not so long ago, Aetna was hit... Read More »
Insurance Denials/Bad Faith Information, News & Blogs
Insurance companies often throw around opaque legal terminology without explaining their full meaning and context. Many policies, for example, state that coverage is void in the case of a “material misrepresentation,” but they do not specify what might constitute such a misrepresentation. The policy might even go so far as to state that a... Read More »
Gianelli & Morris filed a complaint against Anthem for issuing blanket denials of coverage for the Coflex. Attorney, Robert Gianelli provides legal commentary on Anthem’s denial for necessary medical treatment. Read the full article on Law Commentary.
Standard Insurance Company sued for denying accidental death benefits by claiming a heart condition contributed to the death and excluded the loss from payment On July 27, 2021, the California insurance law firm Gianelli & Morris filed a complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Standard Insurance Company and the City of Los... Read More »
The growing consensus in the medical field is unequivocal: Mental health is physical health. Having poor mental health can be just as debilitating, and just as dangerous, as having a physical ailment. Unfortunately, demonstrating a mental illness for insurance coverage and other medical benefits can be more difficult than proving a physical injury. Not... Read More »