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Lebron v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Court: 5th Cir  04/13/2021  Fifth Circuit Affirms Denial of Benefits under Accidental Death Policy Based on Treatment Exclusion

The court found that the term "medical treatment" included the insured's preparation for dialysis treatment during which she accidentally cut her catheter, resulting in her death, and, therefore, the "medical or surgical treatment" exclusion applied.

accidental death benefits policy, ERISA, changing bandages, medical treatment, dialysis preparation, medical or surgical treatment exclusion

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