News & Updates

The United States Justice Department has sued to block the merger of Aetna and Humana, as well as Anthem and Cigna.  Read the story here.  

A California hospital has sued UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, alleging that the insurer wrongfully denied claims for health care services that were covered under patients' ERISA health care plans.  Read the story here.

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case in which once again the issue is whether a Plaintiff has standing to sue when they have suffered no "actual" harm.  The case may have major implications for many federal statutes, including the FCRA and FDCPA, where congress provides for a damages provisions based solely on a violation of the statute and not on actual harm caused to an individual.  Read the article here.  

D.S. Erickson & Associates, PLLC Attorney Gregory E. Hanson is now providing estate planning, trust and estate administration, and business succession planning services. Please contact Mr. Hanson to discuss any estate planning or estate administration needs you or a relative may have.  

D.S. Erickson & Associates, PLLC is now licensed in Texas.  Contact the firm for questions regarding business representation as well as health care receivables and insurance litigation.

D.S. Erickson & Associates proactively represents businesses in commercial disputes, as well as entity formation, contracts and other transactional matters. The insurance litigation practice is a unique and distinct practice committed to assisting healthcare providers in contract claim disputes involving health insurance organizations. The creditor rights (collection law) practice is dedicated to the professional, efficient and effective recovery of client receivables. The will, trust and estate practice offers clients personal, thoughtful and thorough representation in planning for loved ones.