Updates on the latest in benefits news and practical pointers for your benefits-related issues.
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 […]
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 […]
If you are unable to work due to disability and are fortunate to have long term disability insurance through your employer, you may not realize the importance of also applying for Social Security disability insurance. Or your LTD benefits may have been denied despite your ongoing receipt of SSDI benefits, prompting you to wonder how is that possible […]
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.
ERISA law is constantly changing; and with each new ruling, the scope and context of how issues relating to disability, life and health benefits are resolved by the courts is constantly evolving. In June of 2021, Mark DeBofsky recorded a continuing legal education program for the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education (NACLE) providing an update on ERISA-governed insurance claims.
Marie E. Casciari will be speaking at the ABA JCEB ERISA Basics National Institute, presented virtually, from October 26-28, 2021. The program provides the opportunity to brush up on ERISA basics or give new attorneys a comprehensive introduction to the complex world...
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