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CareFirst of Maryland Wins Claim in Federal Court Against Family of Nursing Home Patient

CareFirst of Maryland fought off a lawsuit in federal court last week alleging that its denial of claims for a woman with Alzheimer in a nursing home during the last years of her life violated her health insurance contract with CareFirst.

There is some interesting commentary in the opinion about the deference due to a treating doctor and exceptions to be made to the deference that might be of interest to personal injury lawyers in Maryland.

You can find the court’s opinion in Carefirst of Maryland v. Wolfehere.