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Attorneys have filed a class action lawsuit in a federal district court in Orlando for health care providers and individual plaintiffs, arguing that their clients are fed up with the "illegal hurdles" by several insurance companies to avoid paying up on COVID-19 services.

Steven Teppler and Steven Adler, of counsel and partner at Mandelbaum Barrett in Boca Raton, Florida, and Roseland, New Jersey, respectively, represent plaintiffs Aventus Health LLC and multiple laboratories, along with proposed class representative Sean Bygrave. They filed suit against several defendants, including UnitedHealthcare Inc. and OptumHealth Care Solutions.

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Michael A. Mora

Michael was born and raised in South Florida. He went to undergrad at Florida Atlantic University and earned his master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a litigation reporter for the Daily Business Review, as well as an editor for ALM Global. You can email him at [email protected].