Disability Case Law Year in Review: What Are the High Courts Saying? Discussing and Analyzing the Key ERISA & Non-ERISA Case Law Developments from 2016 Including the Montanile Supreme Court Decision, and What They Mean for Your Practice in 2017
This opening kick-off session will provide you with a comprehensive survey of the year’s most important federal circuit court decisions and highest state appellate court decisions involving disability claims. Follow along as counsel well versed in the new developments in case law over the past year engage you in an in-depth examination of the real-life impact of each case on ERISA and Non-ERISA disability practice. Participants will learn what these cases reveal about trends in disability litigation as well as recommendations for how in house counsel and practitioners can update their litigation strategies in response to recent developments going forward. Whether you are new to the practice of disability litigation or a senior practitioner in need of a refresher, you will find this session invaluable for getting up to speed on the latest cases, while maximizing your opportunity to engage in the advanced discussion that will be the hallmark of the main conference. Please note that the cases covered during this session will be updated to include all high profile cases resolved by September 2016.