A July 7 ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has potentially created a large loophole in multiemployer welfare and pension plans’ ability to collect delinquent contributions from successor organizations or to impose withdrawal liability on successors […]
Author: Mark Debofsky
Court rulings on issues involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act sometimes have surprising outcomes, and a June decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in the case of DeBold v. Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston is a good example […]
Lawsuits involving disputes over disability, life, or health insurance rarely go to trial, and most are settled, often by mediation. Mediation is a frequently-used alternative dispute resolution mechanism in both ERISA claims as well as individual health, life, and disability insurance claims […]
Mark DeBofsky to Give an ERISA Update at the American Association for Justice Annual (AAJ) Convention
Mark DeBofsky is to speak at the American Association for Justice Annual Convention (July 12-15, 2021): ERISA Update – The 10 Cases You Need to Know About from the Past Year.
Health insurance is a critically important benefit since illness and injury are unpredictable, and the high cost of medical care makes it unaffordable to most people absent insurance. Healthcare coverage is confounding, especially if one has health insurance through their employer and are eligible for Medicare due to the so-called Medicare as secondary payer rules […]