Author: Stephen P. Lucke

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Steve represents businesses, employers, insurers, and fiduciaries in ERISA, consumer law, intellectual property, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation matters.

Is Data the Next Frontier in ERISA Litigation?

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Health and retirement benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) have troves of personal information regarding plan participants and their beneficiaries—e.g., participants’ age, marital status, personal assets, medical and prescription drug claim data, and medical history. Although the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) regulates treatment of protected health information,...