Daily Archives: August 6, 2019

A “Three-Year” Limitations Period in a Disability Policy Can Extend California’s Two-Year Statutory Limitations Period for Insurance Bad Faith

Posted in: Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Insurance Litigation Blog, Legal Articles August 06, 2019

Life, health and disability insurers are always looking for ways to deny insurance claims. When they do so unreasonably, insured policyholders may be able to sue them for insurance bad faith under California law. Count on insurers to argue everything they can to defeat a bad-faith claim, including asserting the statute of limitations for bad-faith claims. Life, health and disability insurance plaintiff attorneys must remain current as to changes in the law so they can defeat these insurance company tactics. One notable question they must answer is this: Can a disability policy provision setting forth the timing of a lawsuit against the insurer “extend” California state tort law (e.g., statute of limitations to three years) from the statutory two-year limitations …

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Robert J. McKennon Recognized as 2019 "America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators for Southern California"

Posted in: Insurance Litigation Blog, News Blog August 06, 2019

McKennon Law Group PC is proud to announce that its founding shareholder Robert J. McKennon has been recognized as one of Southern California’s “America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators.” With this honor, limited to only 100 attorneys in Southern California, Mr. McKennon joins the ranks of California’s most esteemed Bet-the-Company Litigators, including: Joseph Cotchett, Skip Keesal, Thomas Girardi, Patricia Glaser, and Thomas Bienert. Additional recipients can be seen on the website devoted specifically to recognizing the best High-Stakes Business Litigators throughout the country at www.Top100BetTheCompanyLitigators.com. Fewer than one-half percent (0.5%) of attorneys in the United States receive this award, making it the premier achievement for High-Stakes Business/Insurance Litigators throughout the nation.

To be eligible for consideration as a “Bet-the-Company Litigator” for …

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