Cancer Patients Triumph In Supplemental Coverage Action

Law360, New York (June 9, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge granted summary judgment Wednesday to a class of patients who accused two insurance companies of breaching supplemental cancer insurance policies by shortchanging them on benefit payments.

U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr. shot down arguments by Dixie National Life Insurance Co. and National Foundation Life Insurance Co. that a law passed by the South Carolina Legislature defining a benefit term at the heart of the case trumped the plaintiff's breach of contract claim, and instead found that the statute's application...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Montague v. Dixie National Life Insurance Company et al

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit



Joseph F Anderson, Jr

Date Filed

March 18, 2009

Law Firms


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.