The $500M jury award against UnitedHealth (UNH) following a doctor's shoddy procedures is...

|About: UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)|By:, SA News Editor

The $500M jury award against UnitedHealth (UNH) following a doctor's shoddy procedures is "groundbreaking," says lawyer John Beisner. "It opens the door to putting insurance companies consistently on the line for the actions of any physician who they compensate for services." However, Harvard Law School's Glenn Cohen reckons the award will be reduced on appeal.