Los Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on October 26, 2018 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Court says insurer can’t dodge coverage through ‘technical escape hatch’”

In the October 26, 2018 issue of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Daily Journal published an article written by the McKennon Law Group’s Robert J. McKennon.  The article addresses a recent case by the California Court of Appeal, which held that the notice-prejudice rule precluded the denial of life insurance benefits based upon the …

Read moreLos Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on October 26, 2018 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Court says insurer can’t dodge coverage through ‘technical escape hatch’”

Los Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article by Robert J. McKennon Entitled “Court says insurer can’t dodge coverage through ‘technical escape hatch’”

On October 26, 2018, the Los Angeles Daily Journal published an article written by Robert J. McKennon of the McKennon Law Group PC. The article examines a recent case by the California Court of Appeal, which held that the notice-prejudice rule precluded the denial of life insurance benefits based upon the insured’s failure to give …

Read moreLos Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article by Robert J. McKennon Entitled “Court says insurer can’t dodge coverage through ‘technical escape hatch’”

Waiver and Estoppel in the Ninth Circuit Post Salyers v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co.

Waiver and equitable estoppel serve as some of the legal systems’ fundamental checks on the fairness of a party’s actions. Both doctrines serve to prevent an individuals and insurers from performing actions contradictory to what they have previously guaranteed or established via their conduct. “A waiver occurs when a party intentionally relinquishes a right or …

Read moreWaiver and Estoppel in the Ninth Circuit Post Salyers v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co.

Court upholds Commissioner’s Contention: A Single Insurance Code Violation Can Constitute Bad Faith Without Evidence of a General Business Practice

Every insurance policy, including disability, life, health or accidental death policies, contains an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing between the insurance company and the insured. This covenant requires that insurance companies refrain from acting in a way that unreasonably jeopardizes, impairs or interferes with the rights of the insured to receive the …

Read moreCourt upholds Commissioner’s Contention: A Single Insurance Code Violation Can Constitute Bad Faith Without Evidence of a General Business Practice

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