Keller/Anderle case makes list of “Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts of 2018”

January 15, 2019  |   Recent Posts   |     |   Comments Off on Keller/Anderle case makes list of “Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts of 2018”

Courtroom View Network (CVN) recently highlighted the Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts covered in 2018, which included Christina Chavez v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.  MassMutual was represented by Jennifer L. Keller and Jesse A. Gessin of Keller Anderle LLP, as well as Joel S. Feldman, Sean A. Commons and Melissa O. Evidente of Sidley Austin LLP.

In February 2018, a jury in Los Angeles Superior Court found that Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (“MassMutual”) did not improperly withhold dividends from a class of hundreds of term life insurance policyholders.  The jury sided with the insurer and found that the policies in question never generated enough profit to warrant dividends under the policy agreements.  READ NEWS RELEASE.

According to CVN: “Last year CVN’s cameras filmed some of the country’s premier trial attorneys, from a variety of heavyweight firms, defend clients ranging from insurers to medical professionals to Fortune 500 companies at a wide variety of high-stakes civil jury trials.  In choosing the top 10 most impressive verdicts among those, we took into consideration the parties involved, the facts of the case, and the potential broader impact of the verdict.”

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