Washington National Takes Hit In Coverage Class Action

Law360, New York (September 9, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted summary judgment to a class of Washington National Insurance Corp. policyholders in a suit accusing the insurer of improperly rejecting claims for home health care costs and failing to increase policy limits every year as promised.

Judge James I. Cohn signed off on the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Wednesday, enjoining Washington National from continuing to deny the plaintiffs the 8 percent annual increase in lifetime maximum and per...
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