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In Proton Beam Cancer Treatment Denial Case, Kantor & Kantor Prevails in Discovery Dispute Against Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Plan of Georgia

Our firm is involved in litigating a proton beam cancer treatment denial case in Georgia, Ghattas v. Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Plan of Georgia, Inc., Case No. 1:20-CV-03157-ELR, 2020 WL 6867155 (N.D. Ga. Nov. 18, 2020). Defendants Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Plan of Georgia (BCBSGA) answered Plaintiff Christopher Ghattas’ Complaint alleging […]

A Note from the Kantor & Kantor, LLP Team: We’re Here for You During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Kantor & Kantor, LLP team will continue to provide legal support throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.Our office locations in Northridge (Los Angeles), San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego and Seattle are currently closed to comply with social distancing and “stay at home” orders.However, we are still offering our services virtually, both via […]

Why ERISA Class Actions and Not Big Jury Trial Awards May Induce Payer Change on Proton Therapy

As we continue to learn about efforts to challenge proton therapy denials by groups such as the Proton Therapy Law Coalition, the fundamental question becomes: Will the insurers actually get the message and change their ways? A recent article suggests that even when a jury awards a large punitive damages figure against a health insurer, […]