Health Insurance Law Update: Medical Providers Seeking Payment from Insurers Must File a Quantum Meruit Lawsuit Within Two Years of the First EOB

Posted in: Health Insurance, Insurance Litigation Blog December 06, 2016

The most common complaint McKennon Law Group PC hears from medical providers is that insurers refuse to pay for the services provided to their insureds, even after the medical provider sought and obtained a pre-authorization from the insurer for the …

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Ninth Circuit Creates Bright-Line Rule in ERISA Disability Cases: the Inability to Sit for More Than Four Hours Precludes Work in a Sedentary Occupation

Posted in: Disability Insurance, Disability Insurance News, ERISA, Insurance Litigation Blog November 17, 2016

It is very common for an insurance company to deny a claim for long-term disability insurance governed by ERISA after concluding that a claimant can perform the duties of a sedentary occupation.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational …

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Insurers Cannot Ignore Actual Job Requirements or Worsening Symptoms That Occur After a Claim for Disability Insurance Benefits is Filed

Posted in: Disability Insurance, Disability Insurance News, Insurance Litigation Blog October 18, 2016

There are many tactics that insurance companies use to downplay, or even ignore, the severity of an insured’s illness or injury in an attempt to deny a claim for long-term disability insurance benefits.  For example, insurance companies will often attempt …

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Federal Court Criticizes Long-Term Disability Insurer for “Paper Reviews” and Dismissing SSA Award

Posted in: Case Updates, Disability Insurance, Disability Insurance News, ERISA, Insurance Litigation Blog October 07, 2016

Were you denied benefits by your group long-term disability insurer without the insurance company’s doctor examining you in-person?  Did your insurer deny your claim even though the Social Security Administration concluded you are disabled?  If so, the McKennon Law Group …

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McKennon Law Group’s California Insurance Litigation Blog Nominated for The Expert Institute's Best Legal Blog Contest

Posted in: Insurance Litigation Blog, News, News Blog October 05, 2016

Newport Beach, Ca. October 4, 2016 –  McKennon Law Group’s California Insurance Litigation Blog has been selected to compete in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition.

From a field of hundreds of potential nominees, McKennon Law Group’s California Insurance

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Robert McKennon Publishes Article: Ninth Circuit: 'Independent' Physicians may Favor Insurers

Posted in: Abuse of Discretion, ERISA, Insurance Litigation Blog, Legal Articles, Standard of Review September 08, 2016

In the September 8, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Robert McKennon of the McKennon Law Group published an article regarding the use of so-called “independent” physicians used by insurance companies as a pretense to deny valid claims.  …

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