Class Attys Get $1.5M In Allstate Cancer Policy Settlement

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 7:50 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal court on Monday approved the settlement of a class action claiming The Allstate Corp. and an indirect subsidiary wrongly denied coverage for drugs that support cancer treatment, granting class counsel up to $1.5 million in fees and costs.

Customer Lona Buck filed the lawsuit in October 2008 on behalf of those with cancer and dread disease policies that American Heritage Life Insurance Co., an indirect subsidiary of Allstate, issued on or after October 2003. The policies included a benefit for radiation therapy, chemotherapy...
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