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

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.
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  • Who bears the primary responsibility for making sure that doctors don't kill us? I don't know.

     

    Can UNH look to that entity?

     

    If the doctor had malpractice insurance, can UNH go after them?

     

    What bothers me is that the claimant proved that UNH knew the doctor was a scumbag. That stinks.

     

    Even before this news, my notes tell me to sell UNH and buy something with a higher dividend in the same or related sector.

     

    Any ideas?
    10 Apr 2013, 01:51 PM Reply Like
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