Event March 1-2, 2017

ACI’s 14th National Forum on ERISA Litigation

Event Detail
Emily Seymour Costin
March 1-2, 2017
Chicago, IL

Emily Costin will be a speaker during the session “Discovery Issues in Benefit Claim Actions: Conflict of Interest Discovery, Requests for Evidence Outside of the Record in Conflicts Situations, the Scope of the Administrative Record, and E-Discovery & Proportionality” at this event hosted by the American Conference Institute.

The session will cover:

  • Conflicts of interest discovery
  • Requests for evidence outside of the record in conflicts situations 
  • Judicial review of claims decisions and the battle over discretion, preemption, and jurisdiction 
  • Scope of the administrative record: limiting discovery to the administrative record and determining which documents must be disclosed 
  • Discovery requests: What should the plaintiff request and how can the insurer properly respond to requests; identifying the appropriate discovery motions to file; avoiding ERISA penalties when responding to document requests 
  • E-discovery & proportionality: What types of discovery are exchangeable; how to make proportionality arguments from the defense side; and perspectives from the plaintiff side

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Meet the Speaker
Media Contacts
Nicholas Clarke
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Phone: 212.210.1222
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