Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 30: Eric Fong

Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. This is storytelling podcast. We have great lawyers tell great stories from cases that had a profound impact on them. Let’s get started. We’re […]

Tips for Getting the Full Value of Your Property Insurance Claim

The recent, unprecedented fires in and around Santa Rosa in Northern California have brought widespread devastation to the area, leaving many without their homes and relying on their insurance policies to help them through this difficult time. Even in a time of crisis, the insurance claims process can be notoriously tricky.  Below are some tips […]

Fire and Property Insurance: How Will Your Insurance Company Determine How Much Your Home Was Worth? Actual Cash Value, Guaranteed Replacement Cost, and Replacement Cost

When seeking to recover money for your lost home and property it is important to understand how your insurance policy determines the value of the loss.  Insurance policies generally contain coverage provisions that determine how much coverage you actually have to cover your losses.  It is important to understand the meaning of these coverage provisions […]

Understanding Your Homeowners’ Insurance Policy

While the exact terms of homeowners’ policies differ, most policies include similar sections.  This article breaks down the various parts of most property insurance policies starting with a general understanding of homeowners’ insurance followed by a detailed discussion of each type of coverage generally included within most policies. What is Homeowners’ Insurance? Homeowners’ insurance policies […]

When Your Insurer Refuses to Pay for Fire Damage: Is Your Agent or Broker Responsible for Your Lost Home or Property?

If you are a victim of the Northern California fires (the fires throughout Santa Rosa, Napa, and Sonoma Counties) and either lost your home or suffered other property damage, then you likely have questions about who is responsible for such costs.  One potential source is an insurer.  If you have a fire insurance policy, then […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 29: Betsy Greene

Listen to the full episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. This is a story telling podcast, so we have great lawyers tell great stories from cases that had […]

New Case: Anthem Denies Coverage for Young Girl with Heart Condition

On Monday August 28, 2017, we filed suit against Blue Cross of California Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem, Inc., and Anthem UM Services, Inc. on behalf of a young girl living in San Joaquin County, California.  The suit alleges that Anthem wrongfully denied coverage for the implantation of a medically necessary heart monitor that the young […]

Insurers Have Good Incentive to Deny Spinraza for People Living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy; a $750,000 Per Year Price Tag

Insurers like Anthem Blue Cross are denying coverage to members living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (“SMA”) across California.  We have filed lawsuits on numerous occasions for health plan members who have been denied expensive but necessary medications, saving the insurers hundreds of thousands of dollars. It is possible that this is the motivation for insurers […]

DMHC Enters Settlement With Kaiser Permanente After Finding Repeated Failures to Provide Timely Mental Health Services

Last month, the California Department of Managed Healthcare (“DMHC”), the California body charged with regulating managed health care plans, announced a settlement agreement with Kaiser Permanente, the trade name for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, The Southern California Permanente Medical Group, and the Permanent Medical Group. The agreement followed and investigation by the DMHC finding repeated […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 28: Grant Lawson

Listen to the full episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. This is a storytelling podcast so we have great lawyers tell great stories from cases that had a […]

Denied Spinraza? We Can Help

Earlier this week, Kaiser Health News published a story focused on a California woman who was denied Spinraza, a groundbreaking new drug which treats the debilitating condition of spinal muscular atrophy. Spinraza was approved by the FDA in December of 2016. When the patient requested Spinraza from her insurer, Kaiser, the medication was denied because Kaiser […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 27: Grover Porter

Listen to the full episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky, and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. This is a storytelling podcast, so we have great lawyers tell great stories from cases that had a […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 26: Jim Fitzgerald

Listen to the episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. This is a storytelling podcast where we have great lawyers tell great stories of trials that had a significant […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 25: Andy Vickery

Listen to the full episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. First, today I’d like to thank our exclusive sponsor, Traci Kaas, from The Settlement Alliance-WEST. Traci is a […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 24: Sam Christensen

Listen to the full episode here. Scott:                    Welcome to “Trial Lawyer Talk.” I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast where we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. First, today I’d like to thank our exclusive sponsor, Tracy Cass from the Settlement Alliance West. Tracy is a […]

Transcript for Trial Lawyer Talk, Episode 23: Joy Bertrand

Listen to the full episode here. Scott Glovsky:                   Welcome to Trial Lawyer Talk. I’m Scott Glovsky and I’m your host for this podcast were we speak with some of the best trial lawyers in the United States. First today, I’d like to thank our exclusive sponsor Traci Kaas from the Settlement Alliance West. Traci is […]