Attorneys Fees Awarded to Defendant in ERISA Disability Benefit Claim
May. 3, 2018
By: Jennifer Danish Courts infrequently award attorneys’ fees to defendants for having to defend themselves in ERISA disability benefit claims. Recently though, the Court, in James W. Hackney v. Allmed...
Jennifer Danish Appointed to ABA TIPS Health And Disability Insurance Law Committee
April. 25, 2018
Roy Alan Cohen, The Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Section 2018-2019 Chair, appointed Jennifer Danish to serve as a Immediate Past Chair of the Health and Disability Insurance Law General Committee...
Jennifer Danish Appointed to ISBA Standing Committee on Law Office Management & Economics
April. 24, 2018
James F. McCluskey, ISBA President-Elect, appointed Jennifer Danish to serve as a Member of the ISBA Standing Committee on Law Office Management & Economics for 2018-2019 on April 24, 2018....
Jennifer Danish Appointed to ISBA Standing Committee on Disability Law
April. 24, 2018
James F. McCluskey, ISBA President-Elect, appointed Jennifer Danish to serve as a Member of the ISBA Standing Committee on Disability Law for 2018-2019 on April 24, 2018. Jennifer has accepted the...
David Bryant Appointed to ISBA Insurance Law Section
April. 24, 2018
James F. McCluskey, ISBA President-Elect, appointed David A. Bryant to serve as a Member of the ISBA Insurance Law Section Council for 2018-2019 on April 24, 2018. David has accepted the appointment...
Insurers Must Act in Good Faith When Handling Claims
April. 23, 2018
In Illinois, and throughout the country, the nature of the insurance business — whether in the health insurance, property insurance, business liability insurance, or disability insurance contexts — is to...
How Are Long-Term Disability Benefits Affected By Supplemental Income?
April. 16, 2018
As a long-term disability (LTD) insurance policyholder, you may find yourself in a particularly vulnerable position. Despite the fact that you have been rendered disabled, your insurer may delay, undervalue,...
5 Issues to Watch Out for in Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plans
April. 9, 2018
If your short-term term or long-term disability insurance plan includes any potential vulnerabilities, that’s okay — you are not without options. Illinois law requires that ambiguous provisions be interpreted in...
Business Overhead Expense Insurance — Wrongful Denial of Your Claims
March. 23, 2018
Business overhead expense (BOE) disability insurance — otherwise known as business expense insurance — serves as replacement “resources” in the event that the policyholder is disabled and is rendered incapable...
To Assert or Not To Assert Assignment in Out-Of-Network Payer/Provider Disputes
March. 14, 2018
By: Andrew B. Bryant Two recent federal district court cases highlight the importance of properly pleading (or not pleading) assignment of rights in an out-of-network provider’s state law complaint for...
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