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Triable issue of fact as to submission of claimFebruary 26, 2016

Lenox Hill Radiology v Great N. Ins. Co., 2016 NY Slip Op 50206(U)(App. Term 2d Dept. 2016)

(1) “While defendant made a prima facie showing that it had not received plaintiff’s claim form, the affidavit of the mailing supervisor in plaintiff’s attorneys’ offices established that the claim at issue had been mailed to defendant. Thus, a triable issue of fact exists as to the submission of the claim form”

(2) “Moreover, contrary to defendant’s contention, even if plaintiff failed to submit the claim form in a timely manner, untimely submission, in and of itself does not entitle defendant to summary judgment dismissing the complaint”

I am confused as to why this was appealed, or why an insurance carrier paid money to appeal this?  Could someone enlighten me here?

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