Patient Sues Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky Over Alleged Life-Threatening Denial of Coverage for Hepatitis C Drug Harvoni®

Strauss Troy Sues Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky For Denial of Coverage for Hepatitis C Drug Harvoni®

A Bowling Green, Kentucky, resident has filed a lawsuit against Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky, alleging that the insurance carrier is refusing to cover the prescription drug Harvoni® — an FDA-approved medication that could save his life. The Anthem decision is contrary to recommendations from the patient’s doctors. The Plaintiff is represented by Bowling Green-based Attorney Mike Breen and Covington-based Strauss Troy Attorney Ron Parry.

DOL Audits Can Expose Illegal Cost Shifting in Employee Benefit Plans

Deparment of Labor Auditing Employee Life Insurancfe Plans

Your employee benefit plan might be hiding a problem. The payments made by your employees for optional insurance benefits might – without your knowledge – be used to subsidize or reduce your cost for other insurance benefits. If this problem is found during an audit by the Department of Labor (“DOL”), monetary penalties could be significant.

Avoid These Top 10 HR & Legal Mistakes

Top 10 HR Mistakes

Strauss Troy Attorney Theresa Nelson Spoke At Great Clips General Manager Summit. Her presentation, The Top 10 Legal Mistakes Employers Should Avoid, focused on the importance of investing time and effort in good employment practice to minimize exposure and maximize long-term ROI. By avoiding these 10 mistakes franchisee, and other employers, can minimize legal costs, time invested and turn-over.

Camp Ernst Alive With Inner City Youth Supported By Strauss Troy

For the 21st year, Strauss Troy’s Make-A-Difference team has sponsored kids from Cincinnati’s Inner City Youth Opportunities (ICYO) to attend a full-week of summer camp at Camp Ernst in Burlington, Ky. Strauss Troy supported nine kids this year to fulfill their dream of going to camp.

Strauss Troy Files Lawsuit Alleging GlaxoSmithKline’s Prescription Drug Zofran® Causes Birth Defects

Strauss Troy Files Lawsuit Alleging GlaxoSmithKline’s Prescription Drug Zofran® Causes Birth Defects

Strauss Troy Co., LPA, has filed a civil lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline, LLC (GSK), manufacturer of the drug Zofran®, in federal court in the Southern District of Ohio.

Making The Most Of Your 401(k) Plan — The Path To A “Back Door” Roth IRA

While most of us will never see a pension, the IRS has been expanding the opportunities for retirement savings using your 401(k) plan. Initially, there was only the opportunity to defer some of your salary into the plan in pre-tax dollars. That would allow the contribution — including the amount that would otherwise be paid in tax — to increase due to investment experience and allow the earnings to compound over the life of the account. Many employers tie the company contribution to the salary deferrals — offering a match — so that electing to defer salary results in an effective “return” on the contribution before it is even invested — essentially “free money.”

Join Us For Free Ice Skating And MoreAs We Ring In 2015 On Fountain Square

Free ice skating and skate rentals, courtesy of Strauss Troy

When: Wednesday, December 31st, 8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Where: Fountain Square, 5th & Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH See on a map

Skating and skate rentals (first come, first served) are free all night on the U.S. Bank Ice Rink. Music will be provided by DJ Tweet, and the New 94.9 will judge the annual dance contest.

Food vendors, beverage stands and New Year’s Eve souvenirs will be available throughout the evening. Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks will light up the sky at midnight, ringing in 2014 with a bang.