No. 82-5893.

727 F.2d 855 (1984)

Lydia B. ANDERSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. OCCIDENTAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF CALIFORNIA, a corporation, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided March 6, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stephen W. Berger, Newport Beach, Cal., for plaintiff-appellant.

James R. Sullivan, Los Angeles, Cal., for defendant-appellee.

Before GOODWIN and ANDERSON, Circuit Judges, and CROCKER, District Judge.


Lydia Anderson appeals from a judgment dismissing her claim for negligent infliction of mental anguish by an insurance carrier. We affirm.

In February 1981, Anderson submitted Medicare claims to Occidental Life Insurance Company, a Medicare carrier by contract with the United States Department of Health and Human Services. In May 1981, Occidental mailed her a check in satisfaction of her claim. She never received the check. It was returned by the...

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