Kept in the Dark [Video]
Many employees are in the dark when it comes to what rights and benefits they have. But just because a benefit may have expired does not mean that they do not have a claim. Check out a recent decision which
Insurer Denies Claim Arguing That One Beer Caused Death [Video]
Some life insurance companies use ERISA as an excuse to avoid liability. The denial of a life insurance claim can be frustrating and insulting to someone who just lost a spouse, especially when the company has no justifiable reason for
A Glitch From a Switch
What happens if your employer switches providers for an ERISA benefit? It can mean that you start over in meeting certain terms, such as a pre-existing condition exclusion or some other limitation. This recently happened with a two-year suicide exclusion
Fishing Expedition or Malignant Tumor Extraction?
In ERISA litigation, one of the first things the plaintiff’s counsel will hear when discussing discovery with defense counsel is that there doesn’t need to be any discovery at all. This is suggested because the case must be decided on
Tequila Made the Gun Go Off?
Many employers offer accidental death and dismemberment insurance, a form of life insurance for employees. If the loss of life or limb is the result of an accident, then a lump sum will be paid. However, one court found that