Health Care Plan Provider’s Conspiracy / Scheme to Underpay Insurance Claims Submitted by Providers and Beneficiaries Not “Errors or Omissions” and Reinsurance Policies Covering Professional Liability Policies Not Implicated

In June, a Court of Appeals panel in Indiana issued an unpublished, and therefore, non-binding, opinion speaking to an issue that has significant relevance for several of our insurer and employer clients, and third-party claims administrators with whom we work. The insurance coverage case, Wellpoint, Inc., et al. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., et al, arose […]

Notice of Intent to Sue Government Sent to Third Party Claims Administrator Insufficient to Invoke Exception to Governmental Immunity – Court of Appeals Publishes Decision Holds Notice to Third-Party Claims Administrator Insufficient to Give Government Notice of Claim of Defective Sidewalk

On August 1, 2013, the Court of Appeals released a decision for publication in the case of McLean v. City of Dearborn, clarifying the strict requirements that notice of a claim for defective sidewalks under the highway exception to governmental immunity must be served on the individuals authorized by the governmental immunity statute, not the third-party […]