2019 ERISA Disability Case Law Update

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Course Description

This program was recorded on August 22, 2019

ERISA disability law is constantly evolving. This course will cover recent 2019 decisions that have affected the national landscape. Whether you are a beginning practitioner or a seasoned ERISA disability insurance litigator, this course will address new case law that should inform your practice.



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  • Chris Roy
    Born in Oregon and raised in Washington State, Chris Roy graduated cum laude from Gonzaga University in 1993 and obtained his law degree from the University of Oregon in 1998. Working in both the public and private sector, Chris started Roy Law in 2009 with a focus on representing people who have been denied disability insurance benefits. Chris has handled hundreds of disability insurance cases at all stages including applications, appeals, and litigation. Approximately seventy-five percent of Roy Law’s cases are devoted to ERISA-governed long-term disability insurance disputes, with the majority of clients being located on the West Coast and within the federal jurisdiction of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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      • 1 General Credit
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    1. How the standard of review affects case outcomes
    2. How discretionary clause bans are applied in different jurisdictions
    3. Common plaintiff’s arguments in ERISA disability cases
    4. What is the administrative record?
    5. Breach of fiduciary duty claims
    6. Venue
    7. Preemption
    8. Filing limitations and deadlines

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