Los Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on March 6, 2020 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Victory for Plan Beneficiaries in US Supreme Court Ruling”

In the March 6, 2020 issue of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Daily Journal published an article written by the McKennon Law Group PC’s Robert J. McKennon.  The article addresses a recent case by the Supreme Court of the United States, Intel Corporation Investment Policy Committee v. Sulyma, which upheld the Ninth Circuit’s holding …

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Bloomberg BNA Publishes Article on McKennon Law Group’s Case “Aetna Ignored Facebook Posts Showing Man’s Disability: Lawsuit”

On April 23, 2018, Bloomberg BNA published an article covering McKennon Law Group’s innovative use of social media monitoring to benefit our client in his lawsuit against Aetna Insurance Company. In “Aetna Ignored Facebook Posts Showing Man’s Disability: Lawsuit,” Jacklyn Wille, Reporter for Bloomberg BNA, covers our complaint’s unique use of Aetna’s social media surveillance …

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Does ERISA Apply to County and City of Los Angeles Employee Disability Benefit Plans? Why You Should Care

Do you have a long-term disability claim with the County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles or another Los Angeles government organization? If so, you might be wondering: do the limited remedies available under a federal law called the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) apply to your claim? It is crucial …

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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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Attorney Robert J. McKennon Educates Policyholders on ERISA and Disability Insurance Claims

When a disability insurance claim is denied, the process of challenging that wrongful denial can be daunting. At McKennon Law Group PC, we represent policyholders in their insurance disputes and help guide our clients through the complex insurance claims process. We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our clients and work hard to …

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Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: “An Agent of the Insurer.”

In the October 9, 2017 Los Angeles Daily Journal, Robert J. McKennon and Stephanie L. Talavera of the McKennon Law Group PC published a column entitled “An Agent of the Insurer,” covering a very important new Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case, Salyers v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 2017 DJDAR 9291 (Sept. 20, 2017). The …

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Los Angeles Daily Journal: “Decision Marks the End of an Era for Employee Benefit Plans”

In the May 25, 2017 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Robert McKennon and Joseph McMillen of the McKennon Law Group PC published an article entitled “Decision Marks the End of an Era for Employee Benefit Plans,” about a new Ninth Circuit case.In the article, Mr. McKennon and Mr. McMillen explain that the case …

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Demystifying an ERISA Disability Insurance Claim: A Timeline for a Misunderstood Employee Benefit

The McKennon Law Group PC periodically publishes articles on its California Insurance Litigation Blog that deal with frequently asked questions in the insurance bad faith, life insurance, long term disability insurance, annuities, accidental death insurance, ERISA and other areas of the law.  To speak with a highly skilled Los Angeles long-term disability insurance lawyer at …

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