Long-Term Care Insurance: Claims-handling Practices Used To Deny Claims Can Lead to Staggeringly High Punitive Damages For those who have practiced disability insurance litigation, the conduct of many long-term care insurance companies today is rather head-scratching. Did insurers really learn nothing from all the multi-million-dollar punitive damage awards from juries across the
P&C Case Highlighted in Law 360 Publication
Ex-NFL Player Owed Disability Benefits By Abby Wargo Law360 (June 2, 2022, 3:44 PM EDT) — A California federal judge found that the National Football League’s retirement board abused its discretion by denying a former San Diego Chargers player benefits for a spinal injury that permanently disabled him. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline
Daily Journal Profiles P&C’s Case Against Sutter Health and CLAY Award Winner Richard Grossmann
Click here to read the article: https://www.dailyjournal.com/articles/366780-insurance-companies-can-t-look-away-when-customers-get-sued-lawyers-show-by-suing-and-settling-over-bad-faith-claim
Congratulations to P&C Attorney Richard L. Grossman as a CLAY Award Recipient!
The CLAY Awards acknowledge California lawyers “for achievements with a significant impact on public policy, the law, the profession, or a particular practice area.” CLAY Awards are regarded as among the most prestigious granted annually for practicing attorneys in California. Read Daily Journal’s Article on our case against Sutter Health: https://www.pillsburycoleman.com/daily-journal-profiles-pcs-case-against-sutter-health-and-clay-award-winner-richard-grossmann/ Clay Award
Philip Pillsbury: Out of order is how this insurance-bad-faith lawyer approaches trial
By Stephen Ellison Tradition and principles carry a lot of weight in the courtroom, but that doesn’t mean a lawyer has to approach every trial conventionally. Just ask Philip L Pillsbury Junior, founding partner with Pillsbury and Coleman LLP, whos formula for trials might catch people off-guard. “We bring a lot of
P&C Partner Terry Coleman Cited in Law360 Article: “NFL Disability Plan Flouted Court Order, Ex-Player’s Atty Says”
Law360, by Ryan Boysen Claiming he’d “never seen anything like it,” an attorney for an injured former NFL player told a California federal court Thursday that the league’s disability program flouted Ninth Circuit precedent and a federal judge’s earlier directive when it denied his client’s request for benefits in a shadowy “sham”
Pillsbury & Coleman delivers punishing hit to the NFL
Another key victory in NFL veteran’s bad faith lawsuit for disability denial The National Football League is a powerful opponent. Most plaintiffs get bulldozed when they line up against the NFL. So it was a huge win when a federal court ruled that the league had abused its discretion in denying the
What are Employment Retirement Income Security Act violations?
The Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a piece of federal legislation that aims to protect most private-sector employees’ rights to their retirement or pension, health insurance, and any profit-sharing plans. Certain workers’ entitlements to these benefits are protected under ERISA. The federal government maintains oversight of covered plans and also
Coronavirus (COVID-19) -Related Insurance Claims
The magnitude of personal loss and disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic is escalating each day. We are here to help with what we do best – making sure that insurance companies are held accountable for losses sustained by individuals and their businesses during this pandemic. Here is how we can help
What are reasons why individuals are denied disability insurance?
Many individuals regularly sit down and look at their budgets in an effort to find ways to cut their costs. One of the first expenses that workers start to question is insurance costs. Many individuals may think of it as unnecessary to have disability insurance. That’s not the case though. This coverage