Conal Doyle obtained an $850,000 damages recovery plus payment of a $100,000 prosthetic arm on behalf of a thirteen year old girl who was denied an ilimb myoelectric arm by her health insurer. Through the lawsuit, Mr. Doyle was able to convince the insurance company that they wrongfully denied the claim and faced exposure at trial to punitive damages and attorney’s fees. The insurance company, a major national health insurer, resolved the case before commencement of discovery at an early mediation. The total recovery, including payment of the prosthetic, was just under $1 million.
$850,000 Settlement-Insurance Bad Faith, Wrongful Denial of Prosthetic Benefits
Insurance Bad Faith