The Maui fires have had a devastating impact on local businesses, resorts, condominiums, apartment buildings, and time-share properties.  Fire insurance, property insurance, and business interruption insurance is designed to provide coverage for the substantial losses suffered in connection with the Maui fires.  However, securing payment from insurance companies for these losses is

Pillsbury & Coleman Achieves Groundbreaking Win for California’s Disability Insurance Policyholders

In a significant published opinion, the California Court of Appeal issued a favorable ruling for our client, who is represented by partner Terry Coleman. This ruling signifies a major victory for disability insurance policyholders throughout California. The appellate decision carries significant implications for policyholders, affording them greater protection and overturning prior court

Trial Attorney Terry Coleman Honored with SFTLA’s 2023 Civil Justice Award for Exposing NFL’s Mistreatment of Disabled Players

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (May 18, 2023)— Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP is thrilled to announce partner Terrence “Terry” Coleman received the prestigious 2023 Civil Justice Award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) for his groundbreaking work on behalf of disabled NFL athletes. At the recent annual gala, Mr. Coleman accepted the

Pillsbury & Coleman is Awarded Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement

Pillsbury & Coleman was recently awarded the Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Private Law Practice by the American Antitrust Institute for its work in UFCW & Employers Benefit Trust v. Sutter Health, et al., San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-538451. Richard Grossman of Pillsbury & Coleman served as lead counsel for

Plaintiff Magazine Published Terrence J. Coleman’s Article

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

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: Clay Award