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According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in 54 children has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, which is considered a developmental disability associated with social, communication and behavioral issues. Although there is no known cure for autism, children with autism may be helped with behavioral treatment such as applied behavioral analysis, or ABA, and early intensive behavioral intervention, or IBT, a subtype of ABA treatment. […]
Life insurance seems like a no-brainer. If you buy life insurance and die, your beneficiary receives a payout, right? Not necessarily. There can be several reasons why life insurance is not paid. All policies contain an exclusion that would preclude payment or state grounds that can cause coverage to lapse […]
The timeline from application to a decision on a long-term disability claim is generally set by the terms of the plan itself. But disability policies that are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) must adhere to the Department of Labor’s ERISA claims regulations, which include timelines for issuing a decision […]
On April 14, 2021, Mark DeBofsky, our founding partner, will be giving testimony before the Illinois Senate Insurance Committee in support of the Illinois SB 202 Bill. […]
We are pleased to announce that all four DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds shareholders have been named to the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers lists, an honor to which no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Attorney Mark DeBofsky has been recognized by SuperLawyers as a Top 100 Illinois Lawyer for the twelfth […]
Mark DeBofsky has been invited to speak to Conquer Myasthenia Gravis, an advocacy organization supporting individuals diagnosed with myasthenia gravis in Illinois, northwest Indiana, and southeastern Wisconsin. DeBofsky will speak on March 18, 2021, at 2 p.m. CST on...
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