- Mark DeBofsky will be speaking on a panel at the Mid-Winter Meeting of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association Section on Labor and Employment Law on February 10 on recent developments in whether employers can enforce forum section clauses in their benefit plans dictating where lawsuits over claim denials may be brought.
- Marie E. Casciari will be speaking at an ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law sponsored-event on “Exploring Career Opportunities in Employee Benefits Law” at Stetson University College of Law in DeLand, Florida on February 7, 2018.
- Marie E. Casciari will also be speaking at the ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Employee Benefits Midwinter Meeting in Clearwater, Florida on February 8, 2018 on the following panel: “Crafting Compliant, Effective Behavior Health Benefit Programs.”
A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit made it clear that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s deferential review standard is not a rubber stamp of claim determination made by
benefit plans. […]
ERISA is an acronym for the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Most people have never heard of ERISA, but its comprehensiveness impacts the vast majority of American workers and their dependents. The original intent behind ERISA’s enactment was to remedy pension plan abuses; however, just prior to Congress’ passage of the ERISA law, the scope […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our health care system in many ways over the past two years. While much of the focus has been on vaccines and treatment, COVID-19 has also caused an increasing demand for mental health treatment,  including treatment for substance use disorders.  […]