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Mark DeBofsky
Chicago Attorney. Employee Benefits/ERISA and Insurance
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Mark DeBofsky Jun 11
I have a new article - Amputation cause is case law worth reading via
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Mark DeBofsky May 11
Obtaining LTD benefits for Multiple Sclerosis can be complex
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Mark DeBofsky Apr 27
SuperLawyers recently quoted Mark DeBofsky in an article about postpartum psychiatric illness and legal issues that can arise from that condition -
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Mark DeBofsky Mar 22
I recently published a 2-part article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on the differences between "total disability" and "residual disability" in disability income policies - and
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Mark DeBofsky Mar 13
Is Death Resulting from Autoerotic Asphyxiation "Accidental"?
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Mark DeBofsky Mar 9
I recently published an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on the issue of when a litigant can sue anonymously or under a pseudonym -
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Mark DeBofsky Mar 5
The 5th Circuit finally gets de novo review right (somewhat)
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Mark DeBofsky Feb 22
The Importance of Medical Records in LTD Insurance Claims
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Mark DeBofsky Feb 9
The Importance of ERISA Claim Appeals in Disability Benefit Claims
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Mark DeBofsky Feb 9
Many disability insurance policies offset “other income benefits” such as personal injury settlements from LTD payments but those payments must be due to the “same disability.” We recently published an article on the issue -
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Mark DeBofsky Feb 8
Beware of social media when applying for disability insurance benefits
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Mark DeBofsky Jan 15
I just published an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on a recent 10th Circuit ruling holding that the ability to work in one's occupation on only a part time basis is insufficient grounds to terminate disability benefits -
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Mark DeBofsky Dec 13
I recently published an article in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about a disability claim brought by a commercial pilot who could not meet the safety requirement of his job. The court rejected the insurer's refusal to accept "subjective" evidence -
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Mark DeBofsky Dec 7
I recently published an article in the ABA Employee Benefit Committee's newsletter about Judge Richard Posner and my experiences appearing before him in ERISA cases -
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Mark DeBofsky Nov 23
Mental versus Physical Disabilities
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Mark DeBofsky Nov 16
Common Problems People Encounter when Seeking Long-Term Care Benefits
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Mark DeBofsky Nov 10
I have a new article from Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on a recent case discussing the meaning of "own occupation" in disability insurance -
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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Sep 29
Montana ruling may bridge duration gap of long-term benefits between physical, mental disabilities
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Mark DeBofsky Sep 29
Do mental health parity laws apply to disability insurance? See
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Mark DeBofsky Sep 9
The Complexity of ERISA Preemption
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