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Monday, June 21, 2010
Insurance Company Denies Rehab Coverage to Teenage TBI Victim in Florida
From Nicole Howley, Nationwide Injury and Legal News:
Whether the parents should have their own heads examined for giving him permission to race in the first place is a question for another day. The issue here is that he did race, was severely injured, and now the insurance company won't pay for rehab. We know from experience, both anecdotal and personal, that people with TBI's can and do improve, often long after medical science says is possible. Not knowing the specifics of Casey's case, we can't offer an informed opinion, but we can say that insurance companies (read "bottom line") too often give up too soon. Until we know more, we're with the parents on this, and we wish them luck.
Original article is here.
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