Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna) has settled an ERISA claim with a woman who claimed that it underpaid or failed to pay claims related to her mental health care and substance abuse disorder treatment. The parties reached a settlement agreement several months after a federal district court granted partial summary judgment in favor of the plan beneficiaries, finding that Aetna

In See v. Illinois Gaming Board, No. 19-2392 (March 21, 2022), the U.S. Court of the Appeals for the 7th Circuit upheld the lower court’s grant of summary judgment to the Illinois Gaming Board on a former law enforcement officer’s claims of First Amendment retaliation or disability discrimination. The gaming board had placed the officer on administrative leave after

Trusts are a great option for you to control your assets, bypass probate, and distribute inheritance to beneficiaries. When you decide to create one for your future, you may wonder what type of trust is best suited for your needs. There are four basic types of trusts that you can create: living, testamentary, revocable, and irrevocable trusts. There are subcategories

From modernizing business processes, accelerating workflows, and increased profitability, there are plenty of upsides to an ERP software implementation or full scale digital transformation. However, there are many things that can go wrong during and after the implementation process that can result in an implementation train wreck. In the cases we litigate on behalf of ERP customers victimized by software

The Writers Guild has scored a $42 million arbitration award against Netflix for unpaid residuals.

The arbitration involved the Sandra Bullock feature Bird Box. The picture was released for a brief theatrical run before moving to the streaming service. The Guild asserted that this triggered theatrical residuals under the WGA Agreement. Under this formula, the writer gets paid 1.2% of

President Joe Biden issued executive orders in 2021 establishing a government-wide approach to climate-related financial risks. In response, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), the employee benefits division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), requested public comments in February 2022 on specific actions to protect workers’ retirement savings from financial risks related to climate change. Comments were due

Following a year-long campaign for equal pay, the U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT) has entered into new collective bargaining agreements under which all members will receive the same pay as members of the men’s national soccer team (USMNT). The agreements went into effect June 2, 2022, and they will remain valid through 2028. 
Aside from the gender pay equity