Judge Slams UnitedHealth For Visiting Juror In Coverage Row

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Wednesday chastised UnitedHealth Group Inc. for allegedly sending its representative to the house of a juror in the company’s suit alleging its excess insurers wrongly refused to pay for litigation costs over health claim reimbursements.

U.S. District Judge Patrick J. Schiltz said he had received an email Friday from a female juror who said United had left her a voice mail message asking her to answer questions about a recent trial over a coverage dispute. The juror, who did not respond to...
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