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Riemer Hess Quarterly Report: 2024 Q1

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Welcome to the Riemer Hess Quarterly Report. This newsletter is intended to cover the Firm’s most relevant highlights of 2024 Q1. Below you’ll find news updates, recent educational outreach performed by the firm, client success stories, and a litigation roundup from this quarter.

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Announcement: ABA Journal Publishes Riemer Hess LLC Article on ERISA Disability Claims Regulations

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Announcement: ABA Journal Publishes Riemer Hess LLC Article on ERISA Disability Claims Regulations 

We are pleased to share that Partner Jennifer L.  Hess and Associate Ryan J.  McIntyre of Riemer Hess LLC have authored an important article in the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.  The piece, titled “Assessing the 2018 ERISA Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: Five Years Later,” provides a critical analysis of the major regulatory changes made in 2018 under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). 

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Riemer Hess Quarterly Report: 2023 Q4

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Welcome to the Riemer Hess Quarterly Report. This report is intended to cover the Firm’s most relevant highlights of 2023 Q4. Below you’ll find news updates, recent educational outreach performed by the firm, and client success stories from this quarter.

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Riemer Hess Quarterly Report: 2023 Q3

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We’re excited to introduce the new Riemer Hess Quarterly Report. This report is intended to cover the Firm’s most relevant highlights of 2023 Q3. Below you’ll find news updates, recent educational outreach performed by the firm, and client success stories from this quarter.

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Court Strips Aetna of its Discretionary Authority in an ERISA long term disability litigation

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In an ERISA New York disability litigation against Aetna, Riemer Hess successfully argued the Court should review the case under the plaintiff-friendly de novo standard – substantially increasing the Plaintiff’s chances of prevailing.  The Court, in following the Second Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in Halo vs. Yale Health Plan, stripped Aetna of its discretionary authority because it failed to to strictly adhere to the ERISA claims regulations, and its violations were neither inadvertent nor harmless.

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