Successfully Litigating Life, Health, & Disability Disputes
Daniel Coker’s insurance attorneys have successfully litigated life, health, and disability coverage disputes in Mississippi’s state and federal jurisdictions and achieved favorable results for insurers in many other states. From summary judgment through appeal, including litigation involving coverage determinations and agent activities, bad faith, and extra-contractual liability claims, Daniel Coker stands by your side.
The healthcare industry as a whole has remained under scrutiny in recent years since the passing of the Affordable Care Act. Practitioners and health insurers feel pressure to evolve as government and state bodies change the way healthcare is administered and paid. Representing insurers, plan administrators, and claims administrators, Daniel Coker defends claims by insureds, beneficiaries, and healthcare providers. Daniel Coker’s attorneys represent clients facing a broad range of issues, including policy interpretation, pre-existing conditions, fraudulent claims, bad faith, beneficiary disputes, accident v. sickness, and policy lapse.
We litigate when needed, but Daniel Coker attorneys also invest time in advising our clients on developing policy language and procedures to proactively avoid common pitfalls specific to life, health, and disability insurance practices.
In addition to single-plaintiff litigation, we handle class actions and multi-district litigation in the life, health, and disability sectors. We also represent insurers in mediation and arbitration proceedings. If life, health, or long-term disability coverage is on the line, you can rely on Daniel Coker to protect your company’s interests – not only in the case at hand but also in future cases that could be negatively impacted by unfavorable precedent.