In 2014, Tim Gallagher filed suit against a negligent driver on behalf of his client who was severely injured when the driver rear-ended his car. With increasing neck and back pain that restricted his movement, career and normal daily life, the client needed compensation for medial costs as well as pain and suffering. Before trial,…Read more
On May 13, 2015, lawmakers passed Missouri Senate Bill 145. The bill requires health benefit plans written in Missouri, as well as plans written outside of Missouri that cover Missouri residents, to cover the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders.
On May 19, 2015, Governor Jay Nixon announced that Missouri had reached a $4.5 million settlement agreement with Aetna. The insurance company had failed to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism in violation of a 2010 law mandating that insurance companies operating in Missouri provide such coverage.
Tim Gallagher recently spoke at a Continuing Legal Education Seminar sharing his expertise with other area lawyers on Insurance Bad Faith.
While their ads are filled with words like care, protection and trust, you have to wonder if the only thing that you can trust about insurance companies these days is that they only care about protecting their own money.