TIPSJanuary 9, 2018 Boston, Massachusetts – Jonathan M. Feigenbaum, Esq. is speaking at the 44rd Annual ABA TORT TRIAL & INSURANCE PRACTICE SECTION (TIPS) Midwinter Symposium on Symposium on Insurance and Employee Benefits—Life, Health and Disability, and ERISA: Emerging Issues and Litigation.

 

Jonathan is an American Bar Association Fellow. He is the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Torts Trial and Insurance Practice Section – Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee in 2016-2017.

 

He currently serves on the American Bar Association Torts Trial and Insurance Practice Section as the Employee Benefits Committee, Vice-Chair, the Life Insurance Law Committee, Vice-Chair and as a Member of the Insurance Academy Task Force.

 

The TIPS Midwinter Symposium maintains its focus on the latest issues and trends in life insurance, health & disability insurance, employee benefits and ERISA, and insurance regulation. In addition to traditional panels focused on key updates and hot topics, specialty panels will focus on, among other things: new legislation under President Trump’s administration; affordable healthcare and the ACA; new insurance products and marketing channels; elder abuse & annuity claims; life insurance rescissions and class actions; suspicious deaths and suicide claims; trends in ERISA plan design and administration; and building an effective ERISA administrative record. The program will include a roundtable discussion led by former state insurance commissioners, focused on the latest issues and challenges in insurance regulation. Finally, the program will include a legal ethics CLE focused on “representing the client, and keeping your license…”

 

Jonathan is a panelist on the ERISA 502(a)(3) CLAIMS AROUND THE CIRCUITS.  Panelists will discuss The ERISA catch-all provision in section 502(a)(3) that allows a plan participant, beneficiary, or fiduciary to obtain other appropriate relief for ERISA violations to enforce the terms of the plan. They will explore the evolution of case law concerning this provision and the plaintiff’s bar’s efforts to obtain monetary relief beyond plan benefits and the defense bar’s response.