Gary Samms and Dan Finegan Successfully Persuade a Major Health Insurer to Reverse Policy

February 16, 2022

Gary Samms and Dan Finegan succeeded in persuading a major health insurer to reverse policy and provide insurance coverage on a claim previously denied to a gentleman who was diagnosed with glioblastoma. Samms and Finegan persuaded the carrier the Proton Based Radiation Therapy was the only appropriate treatment that could be of assistance. The provider had disclaimed coverage asserting the treatment was not necessary, safe, or proven. The patient is now receiving the therapy he needs.

Gary Samms is the Chair of the Professional Liability and Catastrophic Loss Group at Obermayer. He has comprehensive experience in complex civil litigation matters. His law practice concentrates in the areas of commercial, medical malpractice, professional liability, health care, sexual assault claims, intellectual property litigation, and cases of high monetary exposure. 

Dan Finegan is the Vice-Chairman of the Catastrophic Loss Group at Obermayer. He represents insurers, businesses, and local governments in civil actions in both state and federal courts. Dan has extensive experience litigating complex personal injury claims involving catastrophic injury and death, as well as professional liability claims, sexual assault claims, employment-related claims, and claims for property damage and economic loss. He also counsels clients regarding regulatory compliance and loss avoidance.