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NRC Staff Recommends Ending Rulemaking on Third-Party Reviews of Access Authorization and Fitness-for-Duty Determinations

As we last reported on October 5, 2018, the NRC Staff appeared ready to recommend withdrawing a rulemaking on third-party arbitration of access authorization and fitness-for-duty determinations. On April 4, 2019, the NRC Staff formally made its recommendation in SECY-19-0033. … Continue reading

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The Likes of Sedgwick, Reed Group, Cigna, or Aetna Can Have a Conflict of Interest When Acting as a Third-Party ERISA Claims Administrator

Many large companies offer employees “self-insured” or “self-funded” ERISA plans to provide disability insurance or health insurance benefits. However, these companies are not in the business of administering health or disability claims. This makes sense. Boeing doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Invokes Carpenter v. United States to Reject Third-Party Doctrine Argument

A recent Seventh Circuit case will provide privacy enthusiasts optimism for how well our courts evolve traditional legal principles to address the stream of new privacy issues that arise as the “Internet of Things” expands and is further integrated into … Continue reading

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Australian Law Reform Commission Report on Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) recently published its report Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders.Among other things, the report examines to what extent class action proceedings and third-party litigation funders should be … Continue reading

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Indiana Work Injury and Third-Party Liability Claims

Indiana work injuries have been on the decline in recent decades, with roughly 60 percent fewer non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses reported statewide since 1992. Still, a recent annual report by the Indiana Department of Labor reveals there were still … Continue reading

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