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ERISA Watch – May 15, 2014

Below is Kantor & Kantor LLP’s summary of this past week’s notable ERISA decisions. ERISA Fiduciaries In 2011, the Hi-Lex corporation, on behalf of itself and the Hi-Lex Health & Welfare Plan, filed suit alleging that Blue Cross Blue Shield…

ERISA Watch – May 8, 2014

Below is Kantor & Kantor LLP’s summary of this past week’s notable ERISA decisions. At SCOTUS On May 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will take up the issue of retiree health benefits, when it granted review…

Appellate Court Rules that Employer’s Failure to Remit Disability Insurance Premiums Does Not Amount to Benefits Interference

Employees in Chicago who have short term or long term disability insurance coverage through an employer often face a common challenge when dealing with a progressing medical condition. As the condition progresses, it becomes more difficult to do your job.…

Supreme Court Denies Review of Long-Term Disability ERISA Case – November 2013

The Supreme Court recently denied review in the matter of Martinez-Claib v. Bus. Men’s Assurance Co. of Am., U.S., No. 12-1403, cert. denied 11/4/13. This case arose from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the federal court with appellate jurisdiction…

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