Best Lawyers announced today that Managing Partner Michael J. Bidart was named Inland Empire Insurance Lawyer of the Year for 2017. This is the second time Mr. Bidart has been recognized as a "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.
Samuel Bruchey is quoted in a recent issue of the Riverside Press Enterprise in an article discussing the legal battle that is currently happening over the life insurance policy of the man guilty of the December 2 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino.
The United Policyholders’ Board of Directors announced that it would honor William M. Shernoff as part of its 25 year anniversary for the work he’s done on behalf of policyholders throughout the country at an event in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, July 24.
In 2011, William Shernoff and other attorneys from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP obtained a $19 million verdict against Stonebridge Life Insurance Co. on behalf of Thomas Nickerson. The firm recently won an appeal in California Supreme Court on the case.
Chambers is a global legal guide that ranks attorneys across dozens of practice groups in over 100 countries. The publication recognized William Shernoff and Michael Bidart in this year’s rankings and gave the attorneys the following praise:
Few attorneys know about the relationship between medicine and insurance as well as Michael J. Bidart. Mr. Bidart gave a presentation titled "The Collision of Medicine and Insurance" via a webinar coordinated with the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Attorneys from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP are involved in a class action lawsuit against Transamerica claiming the insurance company committed bad faith and breach of contract by massively increasing premiums on long-time life insurance policyholders, many of whom are elderly.