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  • December 19, 2019

In this issue:

Has DOL Put Final Nail In Coffin of ‘Substantial Compliance’ Doctrine for Disability Claims? Analysis of the most recent revisions to the ERISA Claims Procedure regulations, asking whether the amendments have finally sounded the death knell for the “substantial compliance” doctrine in ERISA disability claims.

ERISA Class Actions under ERISA § 502(a)(2). A summary of the results of several recent class certification battles in Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina involving claims purportedly brought on behalf of ERISA plans under ERISA § 502(a)(2).

Recent Developments. Recent developments in benefits-related law that you need to be aware of.

Featured Lawyer: Robert W. Rachal, Of Counsel in our New Orleans office.

Media. See which outlets Jackson Lewis’ employee benefits attorneys have recently appeared in.

Upcoming Seminars. Join us for a benefits seminar near you!

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