You know that patients typically assign rights under a health insurance plan to the provider of medical services. This is accomplished by signing an
Wisconsin's Family and Medical Leave Act ("WFMLA"), requires that employers allow employees six weeks of unpaid leave following "the birth of an
In a recent damages ruling in a complex ESOP case, the Western District of Wisconsin composed a musical metaphor to explain its philosophy on ERISA
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, applying Wisconsin law, held that an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) exclusion barred coverage for a former employee’s suit alleging violations of ERISA and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) arising from the insured’s alleged failure to provide timely notice of plan benefits after the employee’s termination.
On February 15, 2012, the Honorable Barbara J. Crabb of the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin certified a class of retired Kraft Foods Global, Inc. (“Kraft”) employees at Kraft’s Madison, Wisconsin, meat processing plant over changes to the retirees’ health benefits.
Wisconsin was the only state that had not conformed to federal tax treatment of adult child health coverage.
Wisconsin is the only state that has not yet conformed its income tax law to the federal tax treatment of employer-paid adult child health coverage.
As a Time Warner Cable employee, Susie Weitzenkamp participated in its disability plan.
A plaintiff presents the following scenario in litigation: he needed gastric bypass surgery, waited for four months before receiving preauthorization from his insurer for the operation, then, after the surgery was completed, was informed that his claim was being denied because the surgery was excluded by his plan.
The Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin recently dismissed a challenge to an employer's right to modify its hourly retiree health insurance plans.