Keith R. McMurdy


Articles:

  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    As of May 12, 2006, New Jersey PL 2005, C. 375 ("Chapter 375") gives certain adults under the age of 30 the option to continue coverage as a dependent on their parent's group health coverage. Because this law appears, on its face, to change the definition of "dependent" for group health plans in New Jersey, there has been considerable discussion about the...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Introduction: When considering dispute resolution processes, arbitration and mediation are traditionally considered to be the favored avenues. However, they are not generally successful if the parties have a significant difference of opinion over how a jury will value a case. This is because neither process actively involves laypersons who can evaluate a...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The Summary Plan Description, or SPD, for your employee welfare benefit plans is the document that tells plan participants what rights they have and how to act and protect those rights. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") contains extensive regulations on what has to be contained in these SPDs. Failure to comply with these regulations can...