Month: November 2022

How to Sue Your Medical Insurance Company for Bad Faith

Published on November 29, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

You might have grounds to sue your medical insurance company for bad faith if it denies your claim without a justifiable reason or if the insurer did not adequately review your claim. The first thing to do is to review your contract to determine whether the insurer has breached it. Next, compile evidence and documentation of your claim. Also, document all your correspondence with the insurer and its reasons for denying the claim.  Make a final demand before initiating a lawsuit. Then, submit a complaint to your state [...]
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What to Do if Your Health Insurance Denies a Claim

Published on November 22, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Health Care Litigation

Knowing what to do if your health insurance denies a claim can increase your chances of getting the decision overturned. You have a legal right to appeal the denial decision through either an internal or external appeal.  An internal appeal involves requesting your health insurance company to take a second look at your claim and reconsider its decision. An external appeal involves asking an independent third party to review your claim and decide whether your insurer should pay the claim.  A bad faith insurance lawyer can discuss reasons [...]
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Lawsuit Against L’Oreal: Do Chemical Hair Straighteners Cause Cancer?

Published on November 15, 2022, by Matthew Sharp

Product Liability

People who frequently use chemical hair straightening products and have developed cancer may want to know if chemical hair straighteners cause cancer. Various medical studies show that some hair straighteners have chemicals that expose women to higher risks of developing uterine cancer. Although a recent lawsuit against L’Oreal had put the company’s products in the spotlight, products manufactured by other cosmetic companies may raise users’ risk of developing cancer as well. A recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that women who regularly used [...]
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