Court Reinstates Disability Benefits Because Insurer’s Vocational Expert Ignored Treating Physicians’ Opinions

When an insured becomes disabled and incapable of performing the duties of his or her occupation, long-term disability benefits can provide a much-needed form of substitute income. Given the potential importance of these disability insurance benefits, playing an active role in the claims handling process is integral to the success or failure of an insured’s …

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Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: “Ruling Clears Up Attorney Fees in ERISA Cases”

Unlike a state law claim for benefits under an individual insurance policy, an ERISA claim generally limits recovery to benefits due under the plan: prejudgment interest, declaratory or equitable (non-monetary) relief and attorneys’ fees. Accordingly, looming attorneys’ fees serve as an important financial disincentive for an ERISA plan administrator’s misconduct. In today’s edition of the …

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The Hartford Agrees to Purchase Aetna’s Group Disability Insurance and Group Life Insurance Business

In a deal between two of the country’s largest disability insurers, The Hartford agreed to purchase Aetna Life Insurance Company’s group life insurance and disability insurance business for $1.45 billion. After the purchase, which is expected to close before the end of 2017, The Hartford will be the second largest group life and disability insurer, …

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Robert J. McKennon was named by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top 100 Insurance lawyers in the State of California for 2018.

McKennon Law Group PC is proud to announce that its founder and managing shareholder Robert J. McKennon was named by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top 100 Insurance lawyers in the State of California for 2018. Mr. McKennon has received this recognition every year since 2013. The American Society of …

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