Reardon Scanlon Vodola Barnes’s attorneys have represented insurers in a variety of ERISA litigation matters, including claim benefit litigation involving health, life, and disability policies, claimant disputes, beneficiary disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, third party administrator disputes, and waiver of premium issues.

We have obtained favorable results for our clients in many ERISA matters, including the following:

  • Successfully defended group benefit plan insurers in disputes involving denial of long-term disability benefits.
  • Defended insurer in 401(k) revenue sharing dispute.
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an annuity issuer of retirement plan in dispute involving spousal waiver issues under ERISA.
  • Successfully defended annuity issuers in equitable subrogation matters under ERISA.
  • Successfully defended insurance administrator for self-funded health plan where employer went out of business before payment of medical claim.
  • Obtained dismissal for life insurance company in beneficiary dispute.
  • Successfully defended insurer under accidental death and dismemberment policy where death was not “accidental.”
  • Obtained summary judgment for life insurer on waiver of premium benefit claim where court found action time-barred by the limitations period provided for under the plan.


For more information, please contact:

Katherine A. Scanlon

Direct:  860-955-9451
Mobile:  860-371-1308


Peter J. Vodola

Direct:  860-955-9457
Mobile:  860-798-5207