Author: Marie Casciari

Disability benefits & depression

If you are suffering from depression and it is impacting your ability to work, you may qualify for disability benefits based on your condition. This article will discuss the principal issues to consider when filing a claim for disability benefits based on depression, and key considerations to keep in mind as you navigate the claim […]

Casciari to speak on benefit claims at ABA ERISA Basics

Marie E. Casciari will be speaking at the ABA JCEB ERISA Basics National Institute, presented virtually, from December 7-10, 2020 on the following two panels: “Benefit Claims – Part I: Administrative Procedures” and “Benefit Claims – Part II: Litigation Overview.” https://www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mtg/web/403621552/

Recent trends in transgender healthcare law

Protecting LGBTQ rights is of great importance for this country, and the legal issues related to transgender healthcare can be particularly complicated. Many employer-sponsored healthcare plans now explicitly cover transgender-related healthcare. Part of the reason is likely economic. According to the Williams Institute, there are currently just under 1.4 million Americans who identify as transgender, […]