Your Scumbag, Part 5C
when I'm ready to move on to the next insurance
company sleezebag, up pops a story I cannot resist.
This is our old friend, H. Edward Hanway. He's
the CEO of Cigna Insurance, a job which pays him
a cool $12 million a year. (That we know of.)
So here's the latest tale involving Eddie's day
Nataline Sarkisyan (see below) was a 17-year-old
girl who needed a liver transplant. Her parents
had insurance with Cigna but the company declined
to authorize the surgery as they considered it
even though that's far from the case.
stalled Nataline's condition became worse. She
contracted a lung infection while waiting in the
hospital and was eventually put into an induced
coma to save her life.
Finally, after weathering a media firestorm
over their obvious heartlessness the company relented
and okayed the procedure. Nine hours later, long
before the surgery could be undertaken, Nataline
died from complications of her disease in December
Sarkisyan, the mother, Nataline, walked into Cigna
headquarters on October 7th, 2009, demanding a
formal apology from the company for the death of
All she received for her efforts were employees
giving her the finger from the second floor atrium.
Ha. Ha. Ha.
Cigna. Don't ask for it by name.
we're on the subject of boobs, lets talk phallic symbols.
paid the extra dime per pound and sprung for organic bananas last
week rather than the regular bananas I've been eating almost every
single day of my life.
After finally scarfing the last one in the bunch I have to
spoiled. These things have more flavor, mouth appeal, solidity
and seem less inclined to turn to mush at the last second
than the standard variety.
I'm not sure what makes these bananas more "organic" than
the others but it works for me. Check 'em out.