United Health Care

In 2008, CGL was counsel in a case in which United Healthcare paid $350 million to a settlement class of subscribers and providers for inadequate healthcare reimbursements and agreed to change its calculation techniques. In 2011, after extensive hearings, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York approved that settlement, which [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00July 29th, 2016|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Healthcare & Pension Plans|

Morris v. Directors Guild of America – Producer Health Plan

Jonathan Cuneo and Monica Miller recently represented documentary filmmaker Len Morris (director of Stolen Childhoods, an award winning documentary about child labor) in an ERISA action concerning eligibility for pension and health benefits with the pension and health plans associated with the Directors’ Guild of America.  Morris v. Directors Guild of America – Producer Health [...]

2018-05-02T19:12:05+00:00March 11th, 2015|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Healthcare & Pension Plans|

ERISA Settlement

The firm was co-lead counsel in this class involving all 21,000 salaried retirees of McDonnell Douglas Corporation in seeking to reinstate their rights to health and welfare benefits after termination by the corporation. The firm succeeded in obtaining a settlement in the approximate amount of $450 million on behalf of the retirees.

2018-01-14T19:52:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Healthcare & Pension Plans|

New York Life Insurance

Mr. Cynkar, while at another firm, was lead counsel representing New York Life in New York Life Insurance Co. v. United States, a case against the federal government to recover medical expenses of New York Life's older agents that should have been paid by Medicare. New York Life had erroneously paid for the medical expenses [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:26+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Complex Litigation, Healthcare & Pension Plans|