Complex Insurance

RPNA is known for helping businesses as policyholders, take control of their insurance program coverage rights.  The firm represents business interests pertaining to the complete array of insurance coverage related disputes, and our attorneys have recovered millions of dollars of unpaid claims and damages on behalf of our clients. RPNA’s senior litigators are creative advocates…

Workers’ Comp Executive Spotlights RPNA’s Latest Win For California Employers – WCExec.com

The September 24, 2014 issue of Workers’ Comp Executive highlighted RPNA’s latest win for California employers who have been treated unfairly by their workers’ comp carriers. In Monarch Consulting et al v. National Union Fire Insurance Co., the New York appellate court found that California employers with large deductible workers’ comp policies are no longer required to…

WorkCompCentral Article Describes Implication Of New York Appellate Ruling For California Workers’ Comp Policies In RPNA Case

In a recent WorkCompCentral article, Nick Roxborough, who represented three employers in their action against an AIG subsidiary and won, talks about how the recent court decision reaches beyond arbitration clauses in workers’ comp policies. The ruling invalidates unfiled arbitration clauses along with the cost-containment fees and other financial arrangements typically found in carriers’ side…

Roxborough Comments on Recent Changes at SCIF in Workers’ Comp Executive article “Significant Changes at SCIF: Vern’s Improvements Begin”

Workers’ Comp Executive tapped Nick Roxborough for his opinion on recent changes at State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF), namely, former State Fund General Counsel Carol Newman being placed on ‘administrative leave.’ He said her anticipated and long overdue departure seems to suggest that the legal culture that has existed under her reign is about to…

Ginsburg Quoted in WorkCompCentral Article “FedEx Vows to Fight 9th Circuit’s Misclassification Ruling.”

WorkCompCentral reached out to RPNA’s David Ginsburg for comment on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal ruling that FedEx workers are employees, not independent contractors. Ginsberg said in the August 29 article that the case adds to the body of law available for applying the right-to-control test, but otherwise relies on existing concepts. “I…

RPNA Case Cited in “Irell & Manella Beats DQ Bid In Calif. Insurance Fraud Row – Law360

A California federal judge has refused to disqualify Irell & Manella LLP from representing State Compensation… California federal judge has refused to disqualify Irell & Manella LLP from representing State Compensation Insurance Fund in a lawsuit accusing a former hospital president and his son of fraud, saying the court wasn’t persuaded that a former Irell partner’s…