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Six Kantor & Kantor LLP Lawyers Named Super Lawyers for 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  DECEMBER 19, 2022Kantor & Kantor congratulates the following attorneys on being selected as Super Lawyers 2023Northridge, California, United States — Six Kantor & Kantor LLP Lawyers Named Super Lawyers for 2023 • Anna Maria Martin Partner | Employee Benefits | 10 Years• Alan Kassan Senior Partner | Employee Benefits & Insurance Coverage […]

UMR Denies Power Wheelchair to College Student With Cerebral Palsy

Spencer Hoff is a young college student with a diagnosis of congenital cerebral palsy with spastic quadriplegia. He is non-ambulatory and has used a power wheelchair for years. The power wheelchair is Spencer’s means of mobility, independence, and freedom.Spencer is a productive and independent college student because of the power wheelchair with a joystick to […]

When You Stop Working For Your Current Employer, What Happens to Your Life Insurance Coverage?

Group life insurance is a common benefit provided by employers to their workers. But unlike a private life insurance policy, your coverage is contingent on you remaining an employee. So when you stop working at that employer, what happens to your life insurance coverage?There are multiple ways to keep your life insurance coverage from your […]

Your ERISA Watch – What a Difference Discretion Makes

Your ERISA Watch – What a Difference Discretion MakesMayer v. Ringler Assocs. Inc., No. 20-1281, __, F.4th __, 2021 WL 3556473 (2d Cir. Aug. 12, 2021) (Before Circuit Judges Walker, Sack, and Menashi).This week’s notable decision demonstrates the uphill battle ERISA claimants face in litigation with insurers over their employee benefits, particularly where courts apply […]

Why ERISA Class Actions and Not Big Jury Trial Awards May Induce Payer Change on Proton Therapy

As we continue to learn about efforts to challenge proton therapy denials by groups such as the Proton Therapy Law Coalition, the fundamental question becomes: Will the insurers actually get the message and change their ways? A recent article suggests that even when a jury awards a large punitive damages figure against a health insurer, […]

Decoding the Language of Insurance Denials

Making sense of your insurance denial can be very tedious, overwhelming, and stressful — and even more so when you do not understand the “language.” Sifting through confusing legalese (and what seems to be bizarre and unreasonable logic from insurance companies) can make advocating for your health feel unmanageable. Not only are you fighting for […]