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Ninth Circuit Grants a Small Reprieve to the Abuse of Discretion Standard of Review

Ninth Circuit ruling That Discretionary Language Provisions in Self-Funded ERISA Will Apply

Plan Administrators Cannot Violate their Fiduciary Duties by Failing to Provide Proper Notice of Policy Amendments; ERISA Plan Exclusions/Limits May N

Discussion of new Ninth Circuit case: King v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois UPS, No. 15-55880 (Ninth Cir. Sep. 8, 2017)

California Court Affirms Decision Finding Bad Faith Where Insurer Interprets Policy Against Insured's Interests

On August 31, 2017, the California Court of Appeal discussed a variety of topics touching upon important matters in insurance “bad faith” litigation in Pulte Home Corp. v. Am. Safety Indemnity Co., 14 Cal.App.5th 1086 (Aug. 31, 2017). I

Robert McKennon and Stephanie Talavera Publish Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal: "An Agent of the Insurer."

Column entitled “An Agent of the Insurer,” covering a very important new Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case, Salyers v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 2017 DJDAR 9291 (Sept. 20, 2017).

Your New Business Partner Is Your Partner's Ex-Spouse

An article discussing the benefits of certain provisions in the governing documents of businesses and partnerships to address issues relating to divorce and estate planning

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California

First of all, let us find out what a nonprofit corporation is. It is an organization formed to serve the public good, such as for charitable, religious, educational, or other public service reasons

Advantages and Disadvantages of Limited Liability Companies for Small Businesses

Advantages and Disadvantages of Limited Liability Companies for Small Businesses

A Year of Recognition

Interview with judge on 50th anniversary in practice

Property Damage Covered in an Auto Accident

After an accident caused by another driver, many people hire an attorney because the insurance claim process can be so daunting. Understanding a few basics of what is generally included under property damage coverage is important.

Five Things You Should Know Before Speaking With an Insurance Adjuster

Once you've been in a car accident, you can expect to hear from an insurance adjuster.

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