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Pending cases By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, June 2011 Recent cases of interest to employee benefits practitioners.
Federal caselaw update By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, December 2009 The DOL has filed amicus briefs in the following cases.
Employee benefits update By David R. Shannon Federal Taxation, March 2006 No policy, contract, certificate, endorsement, rider application or agreement offered or issued in this State, by a health carrier, to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for or reimburse any of the costs of health care services or of a disability may contain a provision purporting to reserve discretion to the health carrier to interpret the terms of the contract, or to provide standards of interpretation or review that are inconsistent with the laws of this State.
Federal caselaw update By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, June 2005 The National Pension Lawyers Network, which is administered by the Pension Action Center at the University of Massachusetts (Gerontology Institute), provides referrals to employee benefits lawyers.
Federal caselaw update By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, March 2005 "Sandbagging": LTD claimant was not provided access to independent medical examiner's report, which served as basis of denial of benefits, until after plan's decision.
Federal caselaw update By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, December 2004 Six weeks after taking early retirement, and after he had been assured by his employer that there would be no special separation packages offered to departing employees, ComEd offered a special separation package to certain employees.
Employment in Ireland: Compensation and benefits issues By David R. Shannon Employee Benefits, July 2003 This is a general survey of compensation and benefit issues that a multinational employer with a presence in Ireland may encounter.
Employment in Ireland: Compensation and benefits issues By David R. Shannon International and Immigration Law, March 2003 This is a general survey of compensation and benefit issues that a multinational employer with a presence in Ireland may encounter.

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