Entries by Cody Allison

Discovery in ERISA Lawsuits

Our law firm fights on behalf of individuals to obtain their long-term disability benefits. 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 Nationwide Toll Free 844-LTD-CODY. We […]

A Great ERISA Decision – Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Our law firm fights on behalf of individuals to obtain their long-term disability benefits. 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 Nationwide Toll Free 844-LTD-CODY. We […]

Strong ERISA LTD Opinion From The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Our law firm fights on behalf of individuals to obtain their long-term disability benefits. 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 Nationwide Toll Free 844-LTD-CODY. We […]

ERISA Long-Term Disability Procedures Have Changed.

Eight Updates for Your Disability Claims Procedures Lois Gleason, CEBSMarch 29, 2018Disability, DOL, Employee Benefits, Regulatorydisability claims procedures Facebook T Time to get your Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) plans in shape . . . there are no more delays for required new disability claims procedures! After postponing the original effective date of January […]

The New ERISA Regs. Are Coming Soon

United States DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Topics Agencies Forms FAQ About DOL Press Contact DOL DOL HomeNewsroomNews Releases and Briefs News Release U.S. Department of Labor Announces Decision on April 1, 2018, Applicability of Final Rule Amending Claims Procedure for Disability Benefit Plans WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today its decision for […]

Revisiting A Key First Circuit Decision

United States Court of Appeals,First Circuit. Diahann L. GROSS, Plaintiff, Appellant, v. SUN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF CANADA, Defendant, Appellee. No. 12–1175. Decided: August 16, 2013 Before THOMPSON, SELYA, and LIPEZ, Circuit Judges.Michael D. Grabhorn, with whom Jonathan M. Feigenbaum and Grabhorn Law Office, PLLC were on brief, for appellant. Joshua Bachrach, with whom Wilson, […]

A Great Federal Register Article / New Regulations

AGENCY: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This document contains a final regulation revising the claims procedure regulations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) for employee benefit plans providing disability benefits. The final rule revises and strengthens the current rules primarily by adopting certain procedural protections […]

ERISA Claim Procedure – Published By The Federal Register

Start Printed Page 92316 AGENCY: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This document contains a final regulation revising the claims procedure regulations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) for employee benefit plans providing disability benefits. The final rule revises and strengthens the current rules primarily by […]

New DOL ERISA Changes

92317 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 243 / Monday, December 19, 2016 / Rules and Regulations 9 Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Glenn, 554 U.S. 105 (2008) (insurance company plan administrator of an ERISA long-term disability plan that both evaluates and pays claims for the employer has a conflict of interest that courts must […]

ERISA LTD Statute of Limitations Addressed by Supreme Court

(Slip Opinion) OCTOBER TERM, 2013 Syllabus HEIMESHOFF v. HARTFORD LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. ET AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT No. 12–729. Argued October 15, 2013—Decided December 16, 2013 Respondent Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. (Hartford) is the administrator of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s (Wal-Mart) Group Long […]