Ninth Circuit Holds that Even Comprehensive Commercial Property Insurance Policies Do Not Cover Business Income Losses from the Pandemic

By Jackson Sullivan On October 1, 2021, the Ninth Circuit decided Mudpie, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty Insurance Company of America, Case No. 20-16858 (9th Cir.).  The opinion affirmed the district court’s order dismissing Petitioner Mudpie, Inc.’s claims against its insurer, Continue reading

Department of Managed Health Care Orders Aetna To Pay Fine for Improper Denial Of Reconstructive Surgery

By Alex Ruf On February 25, 2021, the Department of Managed Healthcare’s (DMHC) Office of Enforcement signed a letter of agreement with Aetna Health of California, Inc. (Aetna) with respect to Aetna’s violations of Health and Safety Code sections 1367.63(a) Continue reading