9th Circ. Urged To Punt MetLife Disclosure Issue To State

Law360, San Francisco (October 16, 2017, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of consumers told the Ninth Circuit on Monday that the California Supreme Court should weigh in on whether MetLife and other insurers are exempt from disclosing compound interest charges on policy loans, arguing that the state law at issue is unclear and prior case law doesn’t provide much guidance on the issue.

The consumers’ attorney, Robert M. Bramson of Bramson Plutzik Mahler & Birkhaeuser LLP, told a three-judge panel that the wording of an amended insurance statute does not explicitly exempt insurers from...
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Brenda Martin, et al v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co


Case Number

16-15690

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

April 15, 2016


Case Title

Sanford Wishnev v. Northwestern Mutual


Case Number

16-16037

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

June 9, 2016


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Nick Lujan, et al v. New York Life Ins. Co., et al


Case Number

16-16401

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

August 9, 2016

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