Month: February 2022
Can You Domesticate a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)?
Many general civil practitioners may handle a few domestic relations or divorce cases. We frequently hear complaints from clients regarding QDROs. Just mentioning those words can cause some eyes to glance over. The vast number of acronyms found in ERISA
How Far Can a COBRA Strike?
I am always fascinated when I see a video of someone “messing” with a COBRA. While I am not terrified of snakes, I have no desire to be within the striking distance of a poisonous one. The problem is, I
ERISA Disability Games Insurers Play: Admit Disability but Deny for a Limitation/Exclusion
The case Laake v. The Benefits Comm., W. & S. Fin. Grp. Co. Flexible Benefits Plan, No. 1:17-CV-611 (WOB-SKB), 2021 WL 5166377 (S.D. Ohio Nov. 5, 2021), illustrates a common game plan administrators and insurers play with ERISA disability. That