Akhlaghi v. Cigna Corporation et al

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California Northern

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Labor: E.R.I.S.A.

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action


Jon S. Tigar



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  1. September 14, 2022

    Patient Seeks OK On Cigna Liposuction Denial Class Deal

    A woman who claimed Cigna wrongly denied patients coverage for liposuction procedures asked a California federal judge to clear a settlement over a final hurdle to resolve the case brought against the insurance giant.

  2. January 16, 2020

    Lipedema Patient Says Cigna's Liposuction Denials Unlawful

    The woman behind a proposed class action that accuses Cigna of wrongly refusing to cover a specialized liposuction procedure asked a California federal judge not to toss her ERISA suit, saying liposuction was the only effective treatment for a condition called lipedema.

  3. October 23, 2019

    Cigna Beats Suit Over Covering Special Liposuction Treatment

    A California federal judge threw out a proposed class action Wednesday accusing Cigna of violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, finding that the woman leading the suit didn't show the insurer wrongly refused to cover a specialized liposuction treatment for a chronic condition.