For the first time since the opening of the federal health insurance exchanges, federal officials are confirming that a software failure is to blame for, at times, shutting down the entire system. An article today on NYTimes.com states:
Todd Park, President Obama’s top technology adviser, said the failure occurred in the part of the Web site that lets people create user accounts at the beginning of the insurance sign-up process. The crash prevented many people from viewing any of their insurance options or gaining access to information on what federal subsidies might be available.
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Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Darrell A. Lindman was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Employee Benefit (ERISA) Law. He was also selected as a Super Lawyer for 2014 in the field of Employee Benefit (ERISA) Law.
Mr. Lindman is a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Lindman has previously been listed as one of Michigan’s Superlawyers in the area of Employee Benefits.
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It looks like the situation in Washington is shaping up to be quite a chess match and with neither side looking to give in completely.
That said, we wanted to know if any outside advice would help solve the shutdown.
6News spoke with an attorney who has experience in negotiations and he says not to expect a quick solution, that is unless one man in particular, can step up to the plate and take charge.
“I think there are always back door deals,” said Attorney Jonathan Raven.
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Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Michael E. Cavanaugh was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the fields of Administrative/Regulatory Law, Bet-the-Company litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Labor and Employment Litigation. He was also selected as a Super Lawyer for 2014 in the area of Business Litigation.
Mr. Cavanaugh is a past recipient of the 2008 Ingham County Bar Association Outstanding Attorney award, and is a life member of the “Fellows of the American Bar Association”. He has successfully handled case at all levels of the State and federal courts, including two cases in the US Supreme Court. Mr. Cavanaugh has been previously in The Best Lawyers of America, and has been listed in Super Lawyers every year the list has been published.
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Having trouble purchasing insurance today through the Federal Exchange? As we first posted last week, open enrollment will not begin today, despite the promised start date of October 1st. Here is an error message received this morning, when attempting to purchase insurance. See our previous blog post to learn more. We will keep you updated when an official announcement is made.
Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Gary C. Rogers was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
Mr. Rogers has been handling bankruptcy matters for Fraser Trebilcock lawyers for nearly 30 years. He was named Top Lawyers by American Registry’s Corporate Counsel in 2011, and has been listed in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Recommended Creditors Rights Attorneys. He was first listed in Best Lawyers in 2011. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Western Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Best Lawyers© is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas; because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers© is considered a singular honor.