Representative Health Care Litigation Matters
Lead counsel defending numerous health care service plans and insurance companies in multiple lawsuits filed in federal and state courts by an assignee of a substance use treatment provider seeking millions of dollars in reimbursement for services allegedly rendered to members and insureds. Disposed of the actions on a motion to dismiss.
Member of the trial team defending a health care insurance company in over 30 lawsuits filed by out-of-network providers seeking reimbursement for substance use treatment and mental health services allegedly rendered to insureds. Most lawsuits have been successfully resolved or dismissed.
Member of the trial team defending a health care service plan in a wrongful death and bad faith lawsuit involving an untested and experimental cancer treatment. Disposed of the action on a motion for summary judgment.
Lead trial counsel defending a health care service plan in a lawsuit involving coverage for prescription drugs. Disposed of the action on a motion for summary judgment.
Lead trial counsel defending a health care service plan and insurance company in complex lawsuits involving coverage for hepatitis C treatment. Successfully resolved the cases through favorable settlements.
Member of the trial team defending a health care service plan in a high-profile administrative action in which the California Department of Managed Health Care sought the second-largest fine in the department’s history for the health plan’s alleged failure to provide timely access to mental health care. Settled on the eve of trial.
Lead counsel representing a health care service plan in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract, bad faith and unfair business practice claims for services rendered by out-of-network providers. Disposed of the case on a summary judgment motion.
Lead counsel defending a health care service plan in ERISA and non-ERISA lawsuits alleging failure to pay for mental health care services. Actions voluntarily dismissed or disposed of through summary judgment motions.
Successfully resolved multiple lawsuits filed against a health care service plan concerning representations about provider networks in the health care service plan’s advertising, marketing and other communications.