Disability Benefit Claims

Tekmen v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., No. 20-1510, __ F.4th __, 2022 WL 17725720 (4th Cir. Dec. 16, 2022) (Before Circuit Judges Wynn, Harris, and Keenan)

ERISA is famously vague on a great number of issues, and one of those is how benefit disputes should be resolved. Fortunately, the Department of Labor has

Kay v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., No. 21-55463, __ F. App’x __, 2022 WL 4363444 (9th Cir. Sept. 21, 2022) (Before Circuit Judges Paez and Watford, and District Judge Richard D. Bennett (D. Md.))

One key feature of long-term disability benefit plans that employees often don’t know is that plans typically don’t