Do Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts Automatically Preclude Employees From Litigating ERISA Claims?

Many times, employees must sign written employment contracts before beginning a new position.  These contracts generally set forth the terms of the relationship between the employer and employee.  They also establish both the rights and responsibilities of the two parties.  Employers often include an arbitration clause in their employment contract.  This means that any disputes …

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“Sole Cause” Provisions in Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policies: Are ERISA Claimants Getting a Fair Shake?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, unintentional injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 to 44.  For this reason, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (“AD&D”) Insurance should be an essential component of insurance coverage for most families.  As preventative care expands and baby boomers remain active, accidental deaths will likely continue …

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Where Did My Long-Term Disability Benefits Go? Termination of Benefits Without Improvement of Insured’s Medical Condition

Many people purchase accidental death and dismemberment insurance or disability insurance to protect themselves should they ever become injured and unable to work.  If they become injured, they file a claim with their insurance company, and, after a potentially lengthy process, the insurance company may start to pay disability or accidental death and dismemberment benefits.  …

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Sitting: If you are Unable to do it, are you Totally Disabled Under a Long-Term Disability Policy?

While most people tend to have a common-sense view of what it means to be disabled, under long-term disability (“LTD”) policies, an insured must satisfy the terms of a disability policy and its specific definitions of “disability” to receive LTD benefits.  Within the first two years of a disability claim, “disability” in a policy is …

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