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ERISA Liens Continue To Weaken

ERISA health insurance liens continue to lose ground following the Montanile decision. Here, a federal district court in George applies Montanile to dismiss an ERISA claim for pension benefits. Cannella v Boone *In Cannella v. Boone, 2017 WL 2872423 (M.Dis. Ga. July 5, 2017), ERISA Pension Plan sued widow to recover 22 months of pension…

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ERISA Health Insurance Liens

For years US Supreme Court rulings have strengthened ERISA liens to the dismay of plaintiffs across the country. The most recent US Supreme Court ruling in Montanile v. Board of Trustees allows plaintiffs to regain some leverage in negotiating and fighting ERISA liens. Where ERISA Liens Began In 2005, the US Supreme Court decided Sereboff…

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ALG quoted in news article on Workers' Compensation

Accident Law Group co-founding partner Joseph L Brown quoted in an article about Workers’ Compensation, insurance policies, and biking to work:   If an employee is injured while traveling between offices, they might be able to make a claim, says attorney Joseph Brown, cofounder of the Accident Law Group (@Accident_Law_AZ). Furthermore, they would likely be able to…

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