Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans Advertisement Supported by ByReed Abelson June 12, 2019 One Ohio resident paid $240 a month for health insurance that she later learned didn’t cover her knee replacement. Saddled with $48,000 in medical bills, she decided not to get the other knee replaced. “It’s been devastating to me,” said Elizabeth Belin, who lives in Columbus. The bills totaled more than her annual salary. A Kansas resident paid premiums on a policy for two years, then found out his insurance would not cover surgery for a newly diagnosed cancer. The two policyholders have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Health Insurance Innovations, based in Tampa, Fla., accusing the company of misleading them about the kind of policy they were buying. … [Read more...] about Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans
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Lenny Bernstein and Katie Zezima, The Washington Post Published 4:29 am PST, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY - Big pharma is facing a major test in a small courthouse 20 miles south of here: the first trial at which a jury could decide whether drug companies bear responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis. Thousands of cities, counties, Native American tribes and others have filed lawsuits up and down the opioid supply chain, alleging various claims of culpability for the crisis that began with widespread abuse of powerful painkillers. Most of the cases have been consolidated in a major federal action in Cleveland. But as that case lags, smaller state cases like the one here in Oklahoma are quickly moving to hold companies to account, creating an early test of how costly the opioid crisis might be for the pharmaceutical companies that made billions of dollars off the drugs. Oklahoma's case is scheduled to begin May 28 at a state courthouse in Norman. Judge … [Read more...] about Oklahoma could provide first test of who will pay for the opioid crisis
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by ByBen Protess, Robert Gebeloff and Danielle Ivory Nov. 3, 2018 In the final months of the Obama administration, Walmart was under pressure from federal officials to pay nearly $1 billion and accept a guilty plea to resolve a foreign bribery investigation. Barclays faced demands that it pay nearly $7 billion to settle civil claims that it had sold toxic mortgage investments that helped fuel the 2008 financial crisis, and the Royal Bank of Scotland was ensnared in a criminal investigation over its role in the crisis. The three corporate giants complained that the Obama administration was being unreasonable and stood their ground, according to people briefed on the investigations. After President Trump took office, they looked to his administration for a more sympathetic ear — and got one. Federal prosecutors and the … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Spares Corporate Wrongdoers Billions in Penalties
Frustrated current and former US officials warned that President Donald Trump's personal Apple iPhone is being monitored by Chinese spies, according to The New York Times.Chinese spies are believed to have discovered who Trump regularly speaks to and was part of a wider lobbying effort to influence Trump's friends and business associates.Trump reportedly has two iPhones that the National Security Agency programmed for official use, but he is known to keep a third, personal phone that remains unaltered.One of the two official phones is designated for calls. The other one is for Twitter.Frustrated current and former US officials warned that President Donald Trump's personal Apple iPhones is being monitored by Chinese spies, according to a New York Times report published Wednesday.Trump reportedly has two iPhones that were programmed by the National Security Agency for official use, but he keeps a third, personal phone that remains unaltered — much like the normal iPhones on the … [Read more...] about Trump’s iPhone is reportedly being tapped by Chinese spies as part of wider lobbying effort