Cancer Patients Fight Insurer's Bid To Block Discovery

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A putative class of cancer patients accusing American Fidelity Assurance Co. of short-changing cancer patients through its reimbursement regime for supplemental policies is trying to prevent the insurer from seeking protection from discovery orders in other courts.

AFA improperly, and without notice, initiated a law suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana for the sole purpose of controlling discovery in the instant case, plaintiffs’ attorney Tony Gould of Brown & Gould PLLC wrote in court papers filed in the U.S. District...
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