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Your ERISA Watch – Insurance Company Must Pay AD&D Benefits for Death By Autoerotic Asphyxiation

This week’s notable decision is Tran v. Minnesota Life Ins. Co., No. 17-CV-450, 2018 WL 1156326 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 5, 2018), a case involving a denial of accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) benefits on the basis of policy exclusions for…

Your ERISA Watch – Firm Victory Against Health Plan In Lawsuit Over Denied Medical Benefits

I’m pleased to report that today’s notable decision, Ariana M. v. Humana Health Plan of Texas, Inc., No. 16-20174, __F.3d__, 2018 WL 1096980 (5th Cir. Mar. 1, 2018), is a case handled by our firm attorneys – Lisa Kantor, Peter…

ERISA Watch – Achieving a Remand to the Disability Plan Administrator Warrants Attorneys’ Fees under ERISA Section 502(g)

Show me the money!  Halloween is around the corner and this week’s notable decisions are scary, at least to ERISA plan administrators. This past week saw FOUR attorneys’ fee decisions granting fees to the successful disability claimants.  The fee awards…

ERISA Watch – Seventh Circuit Validates ERISA Plan’s Forum Selection Clause

To sue or not to sue, where is the venue?  The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals says it is wherever the employee benefit plan says it is.  In In re Mathias, No. 16-3808, __F.3d__, 2017 WL 34431723 (7th Cir. Aug.…

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