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Fourth Circuit Finds Insurer Not Liable For Employer's Mistake
The Fourth Circuit found in favor of an insurer on a claim for life insurance benefits, finding the insured's failure to submit the required evidence of insurability was not excused by his employer...
United States
25 Jun 2018
Timing Is Everything: Tenth Circuit Overturns Insurer's Disability Decision As Arbitrary And Capricious
Even when a claims administrator approves a claim for disability benefits, its job is not done. That principle was again demonstrated ...
United States
7 Nov 2017
Eighth Circuit Grants Slight Reprieve To Mother Of Transgender Son In ACA Discrimination Suit
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Eighth Circuit upheld dismissal of Title VII claims challenging an employee benefit plan's blanket transgender exclusion because the exclusion impacted the employee's...
United States
12 Jun 2017
The Supreme Court's New Church Plan Cases — How They Might Affect ERISA Litigation Generally
The Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in three Church Plan cases presents the possibility that many Church Plans thought for years to be exempt from ERISA rules...
United States
6 Jan 2017
Seventh Circuit Does The Math And Sides With Plan Administrator In Pension Calculation Dispute
On Wednesday, March 16, the Seventh Circuit inspired a collective sigh of relief among actuaries and plan administrators everywhere.
United States
30 Mar 2016
Don't Be Delinquent — Employer Loses Contribution Case By Default
The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed the importance of paying close attention to procedural rules.
United States
9 Dec 2015
The Third Circuit Requires Benefit Denial Letters To Contain Plan Limitations Period
In Mirza v. Insurance Administrator of America, Inc., No. 13-3535, the Third Circuit became the latest Court to require benefit denial letters to include a notification of the plan's limitations period for bringing suit.
United States
4 Sep 2015
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