McKennon Law Group PC Prevails Against Lincoln Life When it Voluntarily Agrees To Reverse its Disability Claim Denial Decision Soon After We Filed an ERISA Lawsuit

On July 24, 2020, McKennon Law Group PC’s client, Julie Hodgson, filed a 52-page Complaint against the administrator of her disability benefits, Lincoln Life Assurance Company of Boston (“Lincoln”), on the basis that Ms. Hodgson could no longer perform her job duties or those of any occupation because she suffered from chronic pain syndrome, connective …

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McKennon Law Group’s Client Wins Large Award of Attorneys’ Fees in ERISA Disability Lawsuit Aetna Life Insurance Company

On October 14, 2020, Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the Southern District of California ruled in favor of McKennon Law Group PC’s client in her motion for attorneys’ fees and costs arising out of an ERISA disability lawsuit against Aetna Life Insurance Company.  Our client, a former senior vice president at a major retailer, became …

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New California Law Expands Coverage for Mental Health Services and Substance Use Disorders Offered by California Health Plans

Health insurance plans frequently deny claims by plan members on the basis that the claimed services are not medically necessary.  This limitation is applied even more so in the context of claims for mental health and substance abuse services where plans often seek to limit what type of coverage they provide or how long they …

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Disabled NFL Players Face the Same ERISA Hurdles as Everyday Workers: Plans that Use Biased Physicians and that Deny Disability Claims without a Fair and Full Review

National Football League (“NFL”) players are covered by an employer-sponsored long-term disability (“LTD”) policy called the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan (“Plan”).  This NFL Plan, like most employer long-term disability plans, is governed by ERISA.  Therefore, disabled NFL players face many of the same evidential challenges as company-bound employees when filing a claim …

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In an Important Ruling in a McKennon Law Group PC Case, Judge Stephen Wilson Rules That Temporary Life Insurance Policy Was Potentially Created

Many people acquire life insurance in order to guarantee that their loved ones are provided for in the event of their death.  For most people, the policy is acquired, and it just becomes another monthly bill they rarely think about.  However, on occasion, life takes a tragic turn and the insured who just applied for a …

Read moreIn an Important Ruling in a McKennon Law Group PC Case, Judge Stephen Wilson Rules That Temporary Life Insurance Policy Was Potentially Created

Professional Liability/Errors & Omissions Insurance Representation Questions

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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Bloomberg Law Publishes Article on May 28, 2019, Featuring McKennon Law Group PC Matter Entitled “Pension Lawsuit Puts Court Choice Test Back Before High Court”

On May 28, 2019, Bloomberg Law published an article involving one of McKennon Law Group PC’s cases in Bloomberg Law’s Benefits & Executive Compensation News section.  For a full view of the article, read here.  The article addresses forum selection provisions in employee benefits plans which can limit where plan participants can file a lawsuit.  …

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Court Rules That Choice-of-Law Provision in ERISA Plan to be Given Effect, Court Alters the Standard of Review

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 …

Read moreCourt Rules That Choice-of-Law Provision in ERISA Plan to be Given Effect, Court Alters the Standard of Review

The Basics of an ERISA Life, Health and Disability Insurance Claim – Part Twelve: The Standard of Review

In this several-part blog series titled The Basics of an ERISA Life, Health and Disability Insurance Claim, we discuss the basics of an ERISA life, health, accidental death and dismemberment and disability claim, from navigating a claim to handling a claim denial and through preparing a case for litigation.  In Part Twelve of this series, …

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The Basics of an ERISA Life, Health and Disability Insurance Claim – Part Eleven: Personal Statements and Witness Statements

In this several-part blog series titled The Basics of an ERISA Life, Health and Disability Insurance Claim, we discuss the basics of an ERISA life, health, accidental death and dismemberment and disability claim, from navigating a claim to handling a claim denial, through preparing a case for litigation.  In Part Eleven of this series, we …

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