After McKennon Law Group PC Aggressively Pursues Fee Motion, District Judge Awards Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case Nearly $130,000 in Attorneys’ Fees and Costs

On April 6, 2020, in the matter of Vicky Ibarra v. Hartford Life and Accident Ins. Co., Case No. 8:19-cv-00333-DOC-DFM, Judge David O. Carter of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California granted the McKennon Law Group PC’s motion for attorneys’ fees and costs after its client prevailed in her ERISA lawsuit.  Hartford had wrongfully …

Read moreAfter McKennon Law Group PC Aggressively Pursues Fee Motion, District Judge Awards Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case Nearly $130,000 in Attorneys’ Fees and Costs

Coronavirus: California Insurance Commissioner Orders Policyholder Safeguards

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has hit California extremely hard.  Since the outbreak, there have been many questions from clients regarding what kind of impact the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will have on the ability of policyholders to maintain and utilize their insurance policies. While the situation continues to change from day to day, on April 3, 2020, …

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McKennon Law Group PC Wins ERISA Disability Trial against Long-Term Disability Insurer MetLife

On March 24, 2020, after a bench trial in a 46-page opinion, Eastern District of California federal court Judge Troy Nunley ruled in favor of McKennon Law Group PC’s client in her ERISA lawsuit against her long-term disability insurer MetLife, who had denied her claim for long-term disability benefits. She had worked for Kaiser Permanente …

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After McKennon Law Group PC Aggressively Pursues Fee Motion, District Judge Awards Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case Nearly $90,000 in Attorneys’ Fees, Costs and Interest

On March 3, 2020, in the matter of Earl Durham v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, Case No. 8:19-cv-01494-DOC-DFM, Judge David O. Carter of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California granted the McKennon Law Group PC’s motion for attorneys’ fees, costs and interest after its client prevailed in his ERISA lawsuit.  Aetna had wrongfully …

Read moreAfter McKennon Law Group PC Aggressively Pursues Fee Motion, District Judge Awards Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case Nearly $90,000 in Attorneys’ Fees, Costs and Interest

Los Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on November 19, 2019 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Leveling the Field Between Insurers and Disability Claimants”

In the November 19, 2019 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 previous 2009 Daily Journal investigation that revealed insurers’ regular practice of improperly denying claims.  Since 2009, recent regulations promulgated by the Department of …

Read moreLos Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on November 19, 2019 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Leveling the Field Between Insurers and Disability Claimants”

Los Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on August 28, 2019 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Ruling Could Send Shock Waves Through ERISA Claims Industry”

In the August 28, 2019 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 Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Dorman v. Charles Schwab, which overruled the Ninth Circuit precedent Amaro v. Continental Can …

Read moreLos Angeles Daily Journal Publishes Article on August 28, 2019 by Robert McKennon Entitled “Ruling Could Send Shock Waves Through ERISA Claims Industry”

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’”

McKennon Law Group PC Insurance Litigation Blog Ranked as Top 50 Insurance Law Blog in the U.S.

On September 21, 2018, Feedspot created a list of the Top 50 Insurance Law Blogs, News Websites and Newsletters to Follow in 2018. McKennon Law Group PC | Insurance Litigation Blog was selected by the panelists at Feedspot as one of the Top 50 Insurance Law Blogs and was selected the 13th overall Law Blog …

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McKennon Law Group PC’s Trial Victory Included in Los Angeles Daily Journal’s September 21, 2018 List of Top Verdicts & Settlements

In the September 21, 2018 issue of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Daily Journal published a list of its top “Verdicts & Settlements,” which included the McKennon Law Group’s case of Brian Wright v. AON Hewitt Absence Management LLC, et al. The judgment in Mr. Wright’s favor was rated as the third highest award …

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When Guarding the Henhouse, Some Foxes Go Rogue: When an Insurer’s Conflict of Interest Factors into Administrating Group Long-Term Disability ERISA Plans

Few Americans can retire on their savings alone.  Many workers participate in an employee benefits plans, which serve to provide financial security in case of disability or retirement.  In the case of insurers that decide who qualifies for life, health and disability insurance benefits, there exists a major concern about the significant conflict of interest …

Read moreWhen Guarding the Henhouse, Some Foxes Go Rogue: When an Insurer’s Conflict of Interest Factors into Administrating Group Long-Term Disability ERISA Plans

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