ERISA is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Whenever there appears to be a bad faith denial of an insurance claim, we will do discovery, and then hone in on that issue.
When you sue because your long-term disability insurance company wrongfully denied your benefits, there are several types of damages your long-term disability insurance lawyer may pursue.
With most policies, an individual has an opportunity to appeal.
Often, the insurance company will accept an insured’s claim when it is in the “own occupation” period, but then, when the policy switches to “any occupation” the insurance company will claim the individual can perform some job for which he or she possesses knowledge, skill or training.
Generally, there are two types of policies: long-term coverage and short-term coverage.
Yes. For example, there may be an instance when a person has been insured for a short period of time and the doctor finds out the insured has cancer.
Common defenses depend on the event. For auto insurance, a common defense is that the injury didn’t happen or wasn’t severe.
In Nevada, an insurance company’s “duty to indemnify” means that they have the obligation to pay damages caused by the people who have purchased insurance policies from the company.