Teen loses leg to aggressive cancer when Kaiser delays MRI. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan is sued for insurance bad faith, but after summary judgment for defense, complaint is amended to include medical negligence against Kaiser's physician group. Plaintiff defeats Kaiser arbitration clause and a second summary judgment motion, and case goes to a jury.
Case Name: Anna Rahm v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Carrier offered $100K under CCP 998 to settle a breach of contract and bad-faith claim for alleged failure and delay in paying benefits, but the jury awarded less. The claim arose out of a fire at a commerical business.
Case Name: Ibrahim Mohammed, et al. v. Leading Insurance Services
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Plaintiff claimed that defendant breached the contract of insurance and breached the covenant of good faith and fair dealing by failing to pay the amounts due under the policy of insurance arising from storm damage to his home.
Case Name: Julio Avina v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company Inc.
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, October 02, 2013