Entries by Cody Allison

ERISA LTD Case Looking at Arbitrary and Capricious

558 F.3d 440 (2009) Sherry DeLISLE, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. SUN LIFE ASSURANCE CO. OF CANADA, Defendant-Appellant. No. 08-1142.United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.Argued: October 31, 2008.Decided and Filed: March 4, 2009.*442 ARGUED: Mark E. Schmidtke, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Chicago, Illinois, for Appellant. John J. Conway, John J. Conway, P.C., Detroit, Michigan, […]

Unum Life v. Ward / Notice of Claim

If you believe you have been wrongfully denied your ERISA, or non-ERISA, long-term disability benefits, give us a call for a free lawyer consultation. You can reach Cody Allison & Associates, PLLC at (615) 234-6000, or toll free (844) LTD-CODY. We are based in Nashville, Tennessee; however, we represent clients in many states (TN, KY, […]

The Important Decision of Heimeshoff v. Hartford: Statute of Limitations

  Julie HEIMESHOFF, Petitioner v. HARTFORD LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. et al. No. 12-729.Supreme Court of United States.Argued October 15, 2013.Decided December 16, 2013.608*608 Matthew W.H. Wessler, for Petitioner. Ginger D. Anders, for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting the petitioner. Catherine M.A. Carroll, Washington, DC, for […]

Church Plan Exemption Under ERISA

Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, 137 S. Ct. 1652 – Supreme Court 2017 ReadHow cited Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, 137 S. Ct. 1652 – Supreme Court 2017 137 S.Ct. 1652 (2017) ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE NETWORK, et al., Petitioners, v. Maria STAPLETON, et al.; Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, et al., Petitioners, v. Laurence […]

Jones v. Aetna / Equitable Considerations

If you believe you have been wrongfully denied your ERISA, or non-ERISA, long-term disability benefits, give us a call for a free lawyer consultation. You can reach Cody Allison & Associates, PLLC at (615) 234-6000, or toll free (844) LTD-CODY. We are based in Nashville, Tennessee; however, we represent clients in many states (TN, KY, […]

Tash v. MetLife

ANDREW GUILFORD, District Judge. FINDINGS OF FACT After reviewing and evaluating all evidence in the administrative record (“AR”), the Court makes the following findings of fact, including any findings of fact found in the Conclusions of Law. 1. Dr. Raymond Tash participates in an employment group benefit plan provided by his employer, Pacific Dental Services, […]

The Supreme Court Decision in Metropolitan Life v. Glenn

 If you believe you have been wrongfully denied your ERISA, or non-ERISA, long-term disability benefits, give us a call for a free lawyer consultation. You can reach Cody Allison & Associates, PLLC at (615) 234-6000, or toll free (844) LTD-CODY. We are based in Nashville, Tennessee; however, we represent clients in many states (TN, KY, […]

Exhaustion of Remedies

UNUM LTD Claimants Must Beware of Exhaustion of Remedies Roadblock October 15, 2018, 9:00AM. By Anne Wallace Is It possible to get to court by arguing that further plan appeals would be futile? Chattanooga, TNOn September 25, 2018, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted UNUM Life Insurance’s motion for summary judgment, thus ending Richard […]

New ERISA Claims Procedures

Are the ERISA disability claims procedure regulations going to be delayed? How qualified and nonqualified plan sponsors should respond to the latest guidance By Greg Daugherty and Seth Hanft on August 8, 2017   Tweet Like Email LinkedIn Google Plus While the fiduciary rule has received most of the attention in the world of ERISA […]

Long-Term Disability Benefits Litigation Study

If you believe you have been wrongfully denied your ERISA, or non-ERISA, long-term disability benefits, give us a call for a free lawyer consultation. You can reach Cody Allison & Associates, PLLC at (615) 234-6000, or toll free (844) LTD-CODY. We are based in Nashville, Tennessee; however, we represent clients in many states (TN, KY, […]