John T. Seybert

John T. Seybert

Sedgwick LLP

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Take It to the Limit – The High Court Reviews When ERISA Plan Limitation of Actions Period Begins

It is well-settled that parties can contract for the length of a limitation of actions period. It also is well-settled that parties may contract for a limitation of actions period to start before the time to commence an...more

1/3/2014 - Contract Drafting ERISA Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. Limitation Periods Proof of Loss SCOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds that ERISA Plans’ Limitation of Actions Provisions Must be Enforced as Written –...

Today, in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life Insurance Company, 571 U.S. __ (2013), the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a Circuit Court ruling that dismissed an action for benefits on the ground that the plaintiff failed to...more

12/17/2013 - Disability Disability Benefits ERISA Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. Late Claims SCOTUS Statute of Limitations Tolling

Seventh Circuit: Insurer Was Proper Defendant to an ERISA Benefits Claim, but Setting High Co-Payment Not a Fiduciary Act or De...

In Larson v. United Healthcare Ins. Co., __ F.3d __, 2013 WL 3836236 (7th Cir. 2013), the Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of plaintiffs’ putative class action claims that health insurers violated Wisconsin state law...more

7/31/2013 - Breach of Duty Class Action Dismissals ERISA Essential Health Benefits Fiduciary Duty Health Insurance

The Sixth Circuit Reminds Claim Administrators Of The Dangers Of A Breach of Fiduciary Duty When Handling Plan Assets

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), 29 U.S.C. § 1001, et seq., was passed with the goal of protecting plan assets so that those assets would be available for plan participants and beneficiaries. See...more

7/24/2013 - Benefit Plan Sponsors Breach of Duty ERISA Fees Fiduciary Duty Fiduciary Liability Medigap Retirement Retirement Plan Trust Assets

Seventh Circuit Demonstrates The Dangers Of Not Having Sufficient Written Procedures In Place To Confirm Coverage – Money Damages...

In Kenseth v. Dean Health Plan, Inc., __ F.3d __, 2013 WL 29991466 (7th Cir. 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit changed course in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in CIGNA v. Amara, __ U.S....more

7/17/2013 - Breach of Duty CIGNA v Amara ERISA Fiduciary Duty Loss Coverage SCOTUS

Healthcare Law Newsletter Fall/Winter 2012 - Seventh Circuit Curtails the Scope of Injunctive Relief Available

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Section §502(a)(3), 29 U.S.C. §1132(a)(3) (ERISA) allows a fiduciary to seek an order in federal court “to enjoin any act or practice which violates any provision of this...more

12/11/2012 - ERISA Injunctions

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