Robert J. McKennon and McKennon Law Group PC Receive Top Attorneys Awards

Posted in: Uncategorized February 23, 2018

Newport Beach, CA (February 2018) — Newport Beach attorney Robert J. McKennon achieves Top 100 Insurance Lawyers in California and Super Lawyer status, and McKennon Law Group PC named Insurance Litigation Law Firm of the Year.

Bad Faith Insurance and ERISA litigation attorney Robert J. McKennon, founder of McKennon Law Group PC, which represents policyholders in their insurance disputes with insurers, was recently named a 2018 Southern California Super Lawyer – Insurance Coverage. McKennon also received Top 100 Insurance Lawyers in the State of California for 2018 recognition by the American Society of Legal Advocates, which he has received every year since 2013.

“After representing insurance companies for 24 years and now representing policyholders against them, it is …

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Conclusory Medical Opinions Regarding Disability Status Will Not Carry the Day for ERISA Insurers

Posted in: Disability Insurance News, Uncategorized June 29, 2016

An individual suffering from a disabling condition undoubtedly has many concerns. In addition to dealing with physical pain and emotional distress, there is always the thought of how to pay for medical bills and sustain a living if the disability prevents a person from continuing work in the occupation he or she had before the injury or sickness causing the disability occurred.…

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“Slimy Conduct That Gives Insurance Companies a Bad Name:” Some Quotes from Judge Alex Kozinski

Posted in: Disability Insurance News, Insurance Litigation Blog, Policy Interpretation, Property & Casualty Insurance, Uncategorized June 03, 2015

We do not normally focus on dissents in our blogging but we made an exception here with a published Per Curiam opinion from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Guam Industrial Services, Inc. v. Zurich American Insurance Co., 2015 DJDAR 5948 (9th Cir. June 1, 2015).  This insurance coverage case arose out of the sinking of a dry dock, loaded with barrels of oil, during a typhoon on Guam. The issues pertain to whether either of two insurance policies covered costs of damage to the dock and the associated cleanup which was accomplished before any of the oil leaked out of the containers into the Pacific Ocean. Guam Industrial Services, Inc. (“Guam Industrial”) owned the dry dock.  At the …

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