Ten Things to Consider and Look For in Your ERISA Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plans When Selecting Benefits or You Want to File a Claim

1. Obtain a full copy of your plan and administrative record. The full plan will not typically be a benefit summary or a print-out from a website.  It will be fairly long and many definitions and it will recite your ERISA plan terms, policies and procedures for filing a claim and handling the claim, claim …

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Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: “Ruling Addresses When A Third-party Acts as ERISA Fiduciary”

ERISA protects employees from abuse of their employer-sponsored benefit plans by establishing procedural protections and codifying fiduciary relationships. Under ERISA, plan fiduciaries must administer the plan in accordance with their duties of loyalty and prudence. While the employer who formed the plan is always a fiduciary under ERISA, other parties, such as the insurer or …

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Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: “Ruling Limits Who Can Bring Suit Under ERISA”

In the April 13, 2017 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera of the McKennon Law Group PC published an article entitled “Ruling Limits Who Can Bring Suit Under ERISA,” summarizing a new Ninth Circuit case which limits the circumstances in which health care providers can bring suit under ERISA.  In the …

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New Ninth Circuit Case Limits Standing of ERISA “Plan Beneficiaries” to Exclude Healthcare Providers

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

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