Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Ruling Limits Insurance Company’s Ability to Collect SSDI Overpayments

Posted in: Case Updates, ERISA June 16, 2016

When and under what circumstances an insurer paying long-term disability benefits may collect retroactive benefits paid to an ERISA plan participant under the Social Security Act has been the source of conflicting opinions over the years.   The most recent pronouncement:  a long-term disability plan administrators must “specifically identify a particular fund” from which it will be reimbursed in order to seek to recover of alleged overpayment of disability benefits.  So held the Southern District of California in its recent plaintiff-friendly decision in Wong v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135661 (S.D. Cal. 2014).  Through its decision in Wong, the district court reaffirmed that simply because an ERISA governed long-term disability plan’s language provides for recovery …

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Los Angeles, California Unfair Business Practices Attorneys

Posted in: News Blog June 16, 2016

McKennon Law Group specializes in litigating and resolving business disputes of all types, including but not limited to the following: unfair competition and unfair business practice claims which encompass fraud, misrepresentation, and unconscionable or oppressive acts by businesses against consumers. These acts are prohibited by law in many countries.

Companies cannot engage in unfair business practices. It is illegal to persuade people into any business obligation based on misleading information released on any publication: newspaper, online news sites, and the internet.

We represent and have represented clients involving business torts and contract disputes under the California Unfair Business Practices Act (Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500). The McKennon Law Group handles cases that impact the ability of our …

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