Travis M. Corby

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Travis Corby’s litigation practice focuses on all areas of insurance bad faith law, health care litigation, business litigation, elder abuse, and personal injury litigation.

Mr. Corby specializes in all areas of health care law, including “medical necessity” or “experimental and investigational” treatment denials; under reimbursement disputes; and authorization disputes. He also specializes in fighting insurance recessions in the areas of life, health, property, and auto. His practice also focuses on life, disability, and property insurance denials, as well as senior annuity fraud and other types of finical elder abuses.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Corby has co-counseled a number of high-profile verdicts and settlements, including:

  • Obtaining a $19 million verdict against Stonebridge Life Insurance Company for its unlawful medical necessity peer reviews. (Nickerson v. Stonebridge Life Insurance Company)
  • Achieving a $3.7 million arbitration award against Travelers’ Indemnity Company of Connecticut for its use of a policy provision that was found to violate California law. (Mave Enterprises, Inc. v. Travelers Indemnity Company of Connecticut )
  • Recovering on behalf of 92-year old victim of a Veterans’ pension senior annuity scam against ELCO Life and Annuity Company. In addition to the monetary settlement, ELCO stopped selling annuities in California as a result of the lawsuit. (Brown v. ELCO Life and Annuity Company)

Mr. Corby has successfully litigated bad faith cases against Blue Cross, Health Net, Blue Shield, Cigna, AIG, ELCO Life and Annuity, Protective Life, AXA Equitable Life, State Farm Life, AllState Life, Liberty Life, Mutual of Omaha, Prudential, Travelers, Sun Life, AAA, Chartis, National Union, Stonebridge Household Life, Americo Financial, Tower Insurance, Mid-Century, Mercury, Symetra Life, One Beacon, Caremore, Reassure America, Primerica, Hagerty, State Farm General Insurance, QBE Insurance, and US Fire.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Star, 2015, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • Insurance Bad Faith Trial Lawyers Association – Executive Committee 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Rutter Group Insurance Bad Faith Seminar, 2014 – “The Impact of Obamacare on Insurance Bad Faith.”
  • Rutter Group Insurance Bad Faith Seminar, 2012 – “Bringing Cases Back to State Court After Removal.”
  • CAHNR Elder Law Conference, 2015 – “Case Talk: Veterans Pension Annuity Scams.”

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Central District
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Areas of Practice:

  • Bad Faith Insurance Law
  • Health Care Litigation Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Financial Elder Abuse
  • Business Litigation

Education/Professional Licenses:

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 2009, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2002, Bachelor of Arts
  • Certified Public Accountant, California, 2005

Contact Travis M. Corby at tcorby@shernoff.com