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Ray Francis Bourhis

Insurance Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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also known as Ray Bourhis

  • Licensed for 51 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1972
    Status
    Not Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled) No misconduct found

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About Ray

Learn Ray’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Insurance
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    Long-Term Disability Insurance

    42 years

Over the past 30 years, our firm has obtained record judgments, settlements and landmark verdicts on behalf of our clients. We have worked with Congress, State Insurance Departments and Commissioners, Consumer Advocacy organizations, and others toward regulatory and ERISA reform; and served as consultants on 60 Minutes, Dateline, and other investigative reports prepared for the print and broadcast media.

Our firm provides legal services in all matters related to long term disability insurance coverage or bad faith claim denials.  

We have handled thousands of disability cases against all major disability insurance companies including:

  • Aetna,
  • Berkshire Guardian,
  • Cigna,
  • Guardian,
  • Hartford,
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Mass Mutual,
  • MassMutual,
  • MetLife,
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife),
  • North West Mutual,
  • Northwestern Mutual,
  • Paul Revere,
  • Principal,
  • The Standard,
  • The Standard Insurance Company,
  • UnumProvident.

Our unparalleled track record of success with claimants in the Medical, Dental, Healthcare, Technology and financial professions; Athletes , CEOs, Business Owners and Executives is why RBA is recognized as the leading LTD Bad Faith Lawyer,  nationwide.

 

Why We Are Unique in the Insurance Law Industry

The lawyers of Bourhis Law Group have handled the most important cases in the Long Term Disability insurance field – including the landmark Hangarter and McGregor cases. We know this field inside out. Our track record and reputation (seven figure verdicts, punitive damage awards, Insult to Injury, 60 Minutes, Dateline, and work with state insurance regulators) means credibility with every disability insurer in the business. We are highly selective in the cases we accept. We are able to obtain large, prompt, superior settlements for our clients.  » Ray Bourhis Interview

Contact us to discuss your LTD claim preparation, Bad Faith claim denials, appeals, buy-outs, Residual Disability determination and claim representation concerns under a private or employer-provided insurance policy.

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Bourhis Law Group
1808 Wedemeyer St, Suite 214
San Francisco, CA, 94129

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AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Insurance Consumers
  • 2016 - Present
  • Principal
  • Ray Bourhis Associates
  • 1987 - Present
  • Volunteer
  • Domestic Peace Corps (VISTA)
  • 1968 - 1969

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1972
  • Ohio State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Disabled CPA/Financial Planner Long Term Disability
  • Settled $875,000

Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1972 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Publications

  • Insurance Litigation, Recorder Magazine (Legal Newspaper)
  • Analyzing Insurance Coverage and Maximizing Recoveries in Bad Faith Cases
  • 1996
  • San Francisco Daily Journal
  • Advising Individual and Commercial Policyholders Concerning Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
  • 1992
  • San Francisco Attorney
  • Insurance Bad Faith: Some Commonly Asked Questions, Answers and a Few Predictions
  • 1985
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal
  • The State Bar Litigation Specialization Program: A New Solution or a New Problem?
  • 1984
  • California Trial Lawyers Magazine
  • Seaman's Direct Buying Service, Inc. v. Standard Oil Co. and The Law of Commercial Bad Faith
  • 1984
  • California Trial Lawyers Magazine
  • The State Bar Litigation Specialization Program: A New Solution or a New Problem?
  • 1984
  • California Trial Lawyers Magazine
  • Proving Income Loss For the Insured Professional or self-employed Person
  • 1983
  • AAJ Trial
  • Recognition annd Recovery for Bad Faith Torts
  • 1982
  • Unknown
  • Insult to Injury: Insurance, Fraud and the Big Busines of Bad Faith
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Harvard Law School
  • Infectious Greed (In the Shadow of Enron)
  • 2003
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Bad Faith: Depositions and Cross Examinations of Claims Personnel; Expanding Your Practice in the New Millennium
  • 1999
  • American Conference Institute, Boston
  • Strategies for Success in Litigating Disabilty Claims
  • 1999
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Lake Tahoe
  • Summation in a Bad Faith Case
  • 1998
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, San Diego
  • Cross Examination of the Insurer's Bad Faith Expert
  • 1997
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Cross Examination in Deposition and at Trial
  • 1996
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Boston
  • The Need for Federal Insurance Reform
  • 1996
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • The Duty to Defend in Insurance Regulation: General Principles
  • 1996
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Anatomy of an Insurance Bad Faith Case
  • 1996
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Homeowner's Insurance and Bad Faith
  • 1995
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Cross Examination of Insurance Witnesses at Deposition and Trial
  • 1995
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Emerging Issues in Commercial and Homeowners Coverage
  • 1994
  • State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Selected Issues in Insurance Litigation
  • 1993
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Strategy in Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • 1986
  • State Bar of California, C.E.B. Seminar
  • Bad Faith Insurance Litigation
  • 1985
  • State Bar of California, C.E.B
  • Calculating and Providing Damages
  • 1985
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Strategy and Tactical Considerations in Bad Faith Actions
  • 1985
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • 1984
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Evaluating and Arguing Damages
  • 1983
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Persuasion in Settlement and Trial
  • 1983
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Insurance Bad Faith and The Use of Insurance Code Section 790.03
  • 1983
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Evaluating and Arguing Damages
  • 1983
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Persuasion in Settlement and Trial
  • 1983
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Insurance Bad Faith and The Use of Insurance Code Section 790.03
  • 1983
  • State Bar of California
  • Pleading and Proving General Damages
  • 1982
  • State Bar of California
  • Examination and Cross Examination of Expert Witnesses
  • 1981
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San Francisco Insurance Lawyer Ray Francis Bourhis
Ray Francis Bourhis
Insurance Attorney
San Francisco, CA