Life, Health & Disability / ERISA

Several of our attorneys have a keen interest in matters involving life, heath, and disability plans often paid for and administered by employers and their insurers.

This may also include claims involving retirement plans or pensions. These matters often involve complex regulations and usually result in representation through administrative hearings and appeals or even trial.

Our Attorneys

Stephen Bumgarner
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5355
(205) 244-5611
Jennifer "Ginger" Busby
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5341
(205) 244-5614
Robert Given
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5308
(205) 244-5645
Brent Hitson
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5391
(205) 244-5649
Taylor Johnson
Associate ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8235
(251) 344-9696
Forrest Latta
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8212
(251) 344-9696
Briana Montminy
Partner ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3249
(615) 724-3394

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Healthcare Insurance

    Retained to defend healthcare insurer in bad faith and breach of contract cases arising from rescission of policyholder’s individually underwritten policies.
  • Appellate

    Appellee’s counsel in appeal involving dismissal on summary judgment of a health insurance claimant whose bad faith claims against a third-party administrator were dismissed on grounds of lack of privity. Affirmed.
  • Life, Heath, & Disability

    Defense of national health insurer in series of Georgia bad faith claims over alleged pattern of rescissions, post-claim underwriting, and fraudulent actuarial/rating practices. Resolved through favorable settlements and summary judgment.
  • Life, Heath, & Disability

    Summary judgment for disability insurer which terminated payments to South Carolina attorney on an individual disability claim arising from alleged chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia to which attributed the closure of her law practice.
  • Life, Heath, & Disability

    Defended multiple life insurers in sales practice litigation arising from sale and/or design of variable annuity contracts, variable life insurance policies, and other consumer claims.