This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay up

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay upJudith Hitchins, 39, had private health insurance but found it difficult to claim compensationCompany PruHealth claimed that Judith's condition was pre-existing as well as a result of child-birth and refused to pay Complete guide to avoid being ripped off on private health insurance | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 9 December 2012 The problems started a couple of months after Judith Hitchins gave birth to her second son.