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Do claimants for Employee Retirement Income Security Act-governed disability benefits have to fully exhaust claim appeals before filing suit? […]
Navigating the disability benefit claim process can be overwhelming, and the challenges don’t necessarily end once your initial disability claim is approved. Understanding when and why an insurer can terminate your disability benefits can be confusing. Learning […]
When the term “self-funded” is used in relation to employer-sponsored benefit plans, the term usually refers to what are known as “welfare” benefits. ERISA does not use the term “welfare” to mean public assistance. Instead, the term relates to benefits provided for the employee’s welfare; and is defined by the statute to mean […]
On May 13, 2022, an Amicus Brief authored by Mark DeBofsky was submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of a petition for rehearing filed by the Plaintiffs-Appellees in the case of Wit v. United Behavioral Health. The Brief provided the...
Mark D. DeBofsky will be moderating a panel discussion on multiemployer plan issues at the upcoming March Webinar hosted by American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Committee.. […]
Marie E. Casciari is to co-chair the upcoming March 2022 Employee Benefits Law Update: A Year in Review. The virtual 8-part webinar series is packed with impactful topics and esteemed experts from the public and private sectors throughout the country. […]
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