In a blow to Liberty Mutual, a New York state judge has denied the insurer’s motion to dismiss a case brought by former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer over alleged bidding-rigging.
Lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that would force insurance companies to release all their Holocaust-era policyholders, in an effort finally settle thousands of claims by victims and their descendants.
In a setback for UNUM Life Insurance Company of America, a federal appeals court has affirmed a long-term disability benefits award to a former partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher who claimed she was sickened by office buildings.
Days after two Pittsburgh hospital drew antitrust scrutiny over plans for a $120 million proposed union, Pennsylvania legislators are now eyeing a plan by the state's top health insurers to merge.
Nine major U.S. insurance trade associations have pressed Congress to reject two bills that would repeal an antitrust exemption that the insurance industry has received for more than 60 years.
California’s insurance commissioner has called for an audit of possible mismanagement and conflicts of interest at the troubled State Compensation Insurance Fund.
An Ohio court judge will hear the state attorney general's motion to compel Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., the world’s largest insurance brokerage, to give up documents that could show how it fixed prices in the state.
Cozen O’Connor’s labor and employment practice group is young. It wasn’t until 1995 that the firm, whose main business was representing the world’s big insurance companies, decided to expand into a diverse, full-service offering.
The head of the California Senate plans to take a closer look at the turmoil and a possible financial scandal at the State Compensation Insurance Fund, which dismissed its president and another senior official this week.
Medical malpractice insurance payouts have risen dramatically due to growing health care costs and an increasing effort by attorneys to litigate claims over only the most severe injuries, according to a Department of Justice study released Sunday.
In a boost for State Farm, a federal district judge has denied class action status to one of the suits seeking recompense from the insurer for property damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina.
Setting an example for insurers statewide, regulators fined Blue Cross $1 million after an investigation found that California’s largest health insurer had repeatedly dropped policyholders who had fallen ill or become pregnant.
State Farm has struck a deal with the Mississippi insurance commissioner to oversee the reopening of over 35,000 Hurricane Katrina claims, hoping to move forward after a tentative agreement stalled in federal court.
Aetna Life Insurance Co. did not have substantial evidence to deny disability benefits to a logistics specialist at The Boeing Co. who suffered from an arthritis-related condition, the Third Circuit ruled Friday.
A federal district judge threw out the remaining three claims from a number of suits filed more than 10 years ago alleging some of the country’s largest insurers with discrimination over the rates they charge in black neighborhoods.
As a broad settlement hangs in the balance, a federal jury has ordered State Farm Insurance Cos. to shell out money to one policyholder whose property was believed to be damaged by Hurricane Katrina-driven winds.
Insurance company AIG is suing a Colorado minister and four church groups over an alleged scheme to file fraudulent insurance claims on behalf of dead parishioners.
The parent of a severely emotionally disturbed minor is challenging Blue Cross of California over the health insurance provider’s 100 day-per-year coverage limit for treatment of children with emotional illnesses at residential treatment centers.
On Friday, Cigna Healthcare became the third health insurance company to be sued over its coverage of patients with eating disorders, after two people filed a proposed class action against the health insurance provider.
In an aboutface, the attorneys representing Hurricane Katrina victims have taken their proposed deal with State Farm Insurance off the table, concerned that the multimillion-dollar agreement will never come to pass.