Matthew Mazzola

Matthew Mazzola

Matthew Mazzola, a member of the firm’s Health and Benefits Litigation Group, handles litigation related to life, health, and disability benefits; employee benefits; and insurance coverage. Mr. Mazzola focuses his practice in the areas of health care; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and managed care litigation; life, health, and disability benefit litigation; related insurance coverage issues; and medical malpractice litigation. He has successfully defended life, health, and disability claims brought in state and federal court against insurers, plan administrators, employers, and managed care organizations, including in cases governed by ERISA. Mr. Mazzola has also written several appellate briefs for clients in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit involving complicated legal issues in ERISA-governed cases. He regularly writes on ERISA matters for his clients and colleagues in the legal industry. Read his full rc.com bio here.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Arguments Challenging the Enforceability of an ERISA Plan Anti-Assignment Provision

In Eden Surgical Ctr. v. Cognizant Tech. Sols. Corp., No. 16-56422, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 10597 (9th Cir., Apr. 26, 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the District Court’s Order dismissing the Complaint of an out-of-network healthcare provider attempting to pursue its patient’s rights under an ERISA plan based on … Continue Reading
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