Supreme Court Requires Plan Fiduciaries to Act Fast if They Want to Ensure Reimbursement from Plan Participants

Spending money quickly on lavish trips and fine dining could prevent collection on a debt owed to your ERISA plan.  At least this may be the case if you are a plan participant who recently recovered money from a third party for injuries that already resulted in a payment of expenses by your plan. ERISA …

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Robert J. McKennon Recognized as 2016 “Super Lawyer”

McKennon Law Group PC is proud to announce that its founding shareholder Robert J. McKennon has been recognized as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” and appears in the 2016 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers magazine published on January 20, 2016. Each year, Super Lawyers magazine, which is published in all 50 states and …

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Requesting that a Plan Administrator Reconsider a Denial of Benefits May Preserve the Right to Sue

Exchanging correspondence with a plan administrator requesting reconsideration of a denial may preserve the right to sue by extending contractual time limitations and demonstrating that the pursuit of administrative remedies would be futile.  The United States District Court Southern District of California determined that the date of an initial claim denial did not trigger a …

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Hanging on the Past: What to Remember About the Abuse of Discretion Standard of Review as it Applies to ERISA Cases

Although we recently explained that policies offered, issued, delivered, or renewed on or after January 1, 2012 are afforded de novo review as a result of California Insurance Code section 10110.6 (see The Death of the Abuse of Discretion Standard of Review in ERISA Disability Insurance Cases in California), a recent ERISA case helps to remind …

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