Seeking to resolve a rather lopsided circuit split, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seem poised to support a requirement that employees alleging breach of fiduciary duty overcome a pleading-stage presumption that employee stock plan fiduciaries acted with prudence.
This column’s main mantra for appeals is to appeal from any decision, order or judgment which could reasonably be construed as “appealable.”
Recent guidance issued by the Department of Labor could trigger litigation over a new concern: whether private business owners with religious objections to gay marriage can be required to extend employment benefits to their employees’ same-sex spouses in states where such unions are not recognized.
It’s fair to assume Warren Hillman never intended that the proceeds of his federal employee life insurance policy would go to his ex-wife when he died unexpectedly in 2008.
11-1295 & 11-1427 Raybourne v. Cigna Life Insurance Co. of New York
11-3291 George v. Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc.
10-3524 Schorsch v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co.
12-1230 Aschermann v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.
10-1136 Marantz v. Permanente Medical Group, Inc.
11-1112 Killian v. Concert Health Plan
Employee benefit plans could reduce long-term disability benefits by the amount of Social Security disability benefits received by the plan participants’ dependent children, the 7th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
11-2889 Schultz v. Avaiall, Inc Long Term Disability Plan
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