Strategies for ERISA Long Term Disability Litigations
Created on April 03, 2023
This course, taught by Jennifer L. Hess, an attorney and lecturer on long-term disability law topics, will discuss how to file a civil lawsuit to recover long-term disability benefits subject to ERISA. This course will provide valuable practical tips and cover the critical steps you must take to maximize your client's chances of success in district court.
The program also will review some of the basic protections and rights that ERISA provides to long-term disability claimants during the administrative and litigation process. A fundamental understanding of these protections and rights is critical to strategizing and building the strongest possible file for litigation.
This course will benefit attorneys who are currently handling or interesting in handling ERISA long-term disability litigations in district court. This course will familiarize attorneys with the most common issues in ERISA long-term disability litigation, provide valuable tips to identify viable arguments, and instruct how to maximize your client's chances of success.
Provide a foundational understanding of the rights and protections that ERISA provides to claimants, relevant to the litigation process
Review the basic steps of pursuing a long-term disability lawsuit subject to ERISA, from filing the lawsuit through judgment
Identify the most common issues in long-term disability litigations subject to ERISA, including disputes relating to the standard of review and the scope of discovery
Instruct how to best present your clients' argument in briefing
Review ERISA's fee-shifting provisions
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