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MetLife v. Glenn – One Year Later,” Custom Disability Solutions The Source, Summer 2009.

“An Organic Condition is Required to Avoid Disability Plan’s Mental Illness Limitation,” American Bar Association, Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2009.

“An Organic Condition is Required to Avoid Disability Plan’s Mental Illness Limitation,” DRI The Voice, March 2009.

“Post Mortem Underwriting in an Effort to Correct Alleged Mistake During Application Process Prevented Recovery Under Group Life Insurance Policy,” American Bar Association TIPS Newsletter, Spring 2008.

“Post Hoc Rationale Prohibition – Not Applicable in Case Subject to De Novo Review,” DRI The Voice, March 19, 2008.

“Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Abuse of Discretion in District Court’s Denial of Motion for Discovery in ERISA Benefits Case,” Life, Health and Disability News, Summer 2007.

“Health Insurance Properly Rescinded Under ERISA Due to Misrepresentation,” Life, Health, and Disability News, Summer 2005.

“Iowa District Court Limits Scope of the Record and Upholds Termination of Benefits Under ‘Any Occupation’ Clause and Mental and Neuropsychological Condition Limitation,” Life, Health and Disability News, Spring 2005.

“Employer Not Insurer’s Agent When Procuring and Administering an ERISA Plan,” Life, Health and Disability News, Winter 2004.

“Treating Physicians’ Opinions Insufficient to Show Total Disability,” Life, Health and Disability News, Fall 2004.
“Not Only the Plan, But Also the Plan Administrator, Can Be Sued for ERISA Benefits,” Life, Health and Disability News, Spring 2004.