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Emergency Extension of Deadlines in COBRA Benefits

Losing a job is difficult for anyone.  Applying for continued health insurance benefits under COBRA or State law can be complicated (just as with any employment benefits, including short term Read More

ERISA Appeals

If your claim for Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, medical or other benefits have been denied …  and the claim is governed by ERISA …  you have the right Read More

Colorado Subrogation Law and ERISA

Colorado has law that addresses the reimbursement of health insurance carriers following a personal injury settlement or verdict at trial. That law limits the ability of a “payer of benefits” Read More

Employee Benefit Claims

For many of us, our employee benefits are as important as our salary. Our benefits can include medical, dental, life, accident, long term disability and short term disability benefits.  When Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment To Begin Soon

Each year, Medicare has an open enrollment period.  This year, the period is from October 15-December 2, 2019.  It is important to review your insurance options during this period, to Read More

The New Battle: ERISA Venue Provisions

In their never-ending search for advantage, many employers and insurance companies are now adding venue provisions to their group policies.  In short, these provisions require the insured-employee to litigate their Read More

What are clients saying about us?

 A recent review from our Facebook page ......  Chana Guy reviewed Silvern & Bulger, P.C., Attorneys & Counselors at Law — 5 star Yesterday at 11:20am · Tom Bulger is the best! Read More

ERISA and the Statute of Limitations

Every type of case has its own Statute of Limitations (the period that the law gives you to file a lawsuit to protect your rights).  These limitation periods can vary Read More

ERISA and Change of Venue

You live in Colorado.  You work here.  Your employer's insurance company denies your disability or medical benefit claim, and tells you that your policy requires you to file your lawsuit Read More

I Have to Appeal a Denial of an ERISA claim; Do I need a Lawyer?

The short answer .... in most cases, yes. In most cases under the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act (ERISA), the Court will decide the case based on the Administrative Record.  Read More

WHO DO YOU FIGHT IN ERISA?

The vast majority of employee benefits, including long term disability, short term disability and medical benefits, are governed by ERISA.  Surprisingly, there are relatively few insurance companies and related companies Read More

WHY DO YOU HANDLE ERISA, LTD, STD AND PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS?

wWe are often asked why (and how) we can handle these different types of cases.  The answer is part of our firm's philosophy. Our clients, the “regular” working men and women Read More

(A FEW MORE) COMMON ERISA MYTHS

Do not believe everything you hear about ERISA (including "free advice" from a lawyer who does not actually handle these very specialized cases).  The bold is for emphasis;  separate the Read More

(A FEW) COMMON MYTHS ABOUT ERISA

There are many myths about ERISA (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act), and about what it is, what the rules are.  The reason is simple, even if the answers are Read More

ERISA NEWS: NEW DRUG PRICING LAWSUIT FILED UNDER ERISA

Express Scripts Inc. and Anthem Inc. are accused in a proposed class action of breaching their ERISA fiduciary duties (i.e., their obligations to the thousands of employees promised prescription drug Read More

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