Conclusory Medical Opinions Regarding Disability Status Will Not Carry the Day for ERISA Insurers

An individual suffering from a disabling condition undoubtedly has many concerns. In addition to dealing with physical pain and emotional distress, there is always the thought of how to pay for medical bills and sustain a living if the disability prevents a person from continuing work in the occupation he or she had before the …

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In an Insurance Bad Faith Case, Attorneys’ Fees are “Compensatory Damages” That can Increase a Punitive Damages Award

In 2003, the United States Supreme Court decision State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell, 538 U.S. 408 (2003) that generally limited punitive damages suffered by a plaintiff.  Since then, California courts have stated generally that a 10-1 ratio of punitive damages to compensatory damages may be the legal limit based on the due-process …

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Los Angeles, California Unfair Business Practices Attorneys

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 …

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Ruling Limits Insurance Company’s Ability to Collect SSDI Overpayments

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 …

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Robert McKennon Publishes Article: “9th Circuit OKs Multiple Claims for Relief under ERISA”

The June 8, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal features an article written by Robert McKennon of the McKennon Law Group entitled: “9th Circuit OKs Multiple Claims for Relief under ERISA.” In the article, Mr. McKennon discusses an important decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Moyle v. Liberty …

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“9th Circuit OKs Multiple Claims for Relief under ERISA.”

The June 8, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal features an article written by Robert McKennon of the McKennon Law Group entitled: “9th Circuit OKs Multiple Claims for Relief under ERISA.” In the article, Mr. McKennon discusses an important decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Moyle v. Liberty Mut. …

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