Subscribe Now!
Free Daily News, Jobs, Webcasts, Discussions
Display and Distribute
Your Job Openings
COVID-19 News
COVID-19 Webcasts

Featured Jobs

ERISA Document Specialist

My Benefits, LLC
(Daphne AL / Greenville SC)

My Benefits, LLC logo

Free Daily News and Jobs

“BenefitsLink continues to be the most valuable resource we have at the firm.”

-- An attorney subscriber

Mobile App image LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon

<< Previous news item   |   Next news item >>



Missing an Appeal Decision Deadline Can Change Policy Terms
Lane Powell PC Link to more items from this source
Dec. 6, 2017
"Employers have the right to amend long term disability plans at any time, and to apply the amended version even to employees receiving benefits under the original plan. But which policy applies during a lawsuit? The policy in effect when the ERISA cause of action accrued. And 'accrual' can occur when the claims administrator fails to render an appeal decision by the deadline prescribed in the ERISA regulations." [Vaccaro v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, No. 16-3220 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 20, 2017)]

Please click here to report this link if it is broken (for example, if you see a "404 File Not Found" error message after you click on the link above).
An important word about authorship: BenefitsLink® is providing a hypertext link to the item shown above, but is not the author of the item (unless otherwise specified).
© 2020 BenefitsLink.com, Inc.