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Blaming the Victim: Challenges of COPD Treatment and Subsequent Lawsuits

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of progressive respiratory conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, characterized by airflow obstruction and symptoms such as shortness of breath, chronic cough, and sputum production. A recent Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Explains Non-Adversarial Duties of ERISA Plan Claims Administrators

Sometimes, getting disability benefits from an employer’s plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) can feel like a battle. But in a recent case, the Fourth Circuit United States Court of Appeals reminded us that it should not … Continue reading

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