Kate Weissman

UnitedHealthcare Denies Cancer Treatment Asks for Dismissal of Kate Weissman’s Lawsuit

The country’s largest health insurer is seeking to toss a federal lawsuit that alleges it wrongly denied coverage for a controversial radiation treatment to a Boston woman with cervical cancer. Kate Weissman sued UnitedHealthcare earlier this year after it refused to pay for her $95,000 treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital. The treatment, called proton beam…

Ady Barkan vs Health Net

Federal District Court in California Permits Ady Barkan’s Class Action to Move Forward Against Health Net

Ady Barkan is willing to give his last breath to bring about change in our managed health care system. With a ruling today by United States District Court Judge Michael Fitzgerald, denying Health Net’s motion to compel arbitration of Mr. Barkan’s class action lawsuit, the change sought by Mr. Barkan will be litigated in federal…