Check your COBRA Notice!

September 1, 2017
HR Law Talk Blog

Just when you thought it was “safe to go back in the water,” a new flurry of class action claims based on asserted deficient COBRA notices is drawing the interest of class action plaintiff law firms.

A recent claim filed by a former Marriott worker in Florida asserts that the company’s COBRA notice given to her was deficient since it was not provided in Spanish and “failed to adequately explain the procedures to elect healthcare coverage so that an average employee would understand it.” The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied Marriott’s Motion to Dismiss the Complaint.

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