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Your ERISA Watch – First Circuit Gives Sun Life Green Light to Offset Veterans’ Benefits against Long Term Disability Benefits

This week’s notable decision is Martinez v. Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada, No. 18-2127, __F.3d__, 2020 WL 415145 (1st Cir. Jan. 27, 2020), where the First Circuit affirmed the district court’s determination that Sun Life properly interpreted the language of…

Your ERISA Watch – Court Holds MetLife Erred in Applying Pre-existing Condition Limitation to Long-Term Disability Claim Following Workplace Injury

This week we want to highlight a district court decision involving a pre-existing condition limitation in a long-term disability (“LTD”) policy, Meche v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. CV 18-3995, 2020 WL 133284 (E.D. La. Jan. 13, 2020). In this…

Your ERISA Watch – Supreme Court Sends Closely Watched Fiduciary Duty Case Back to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Yesterday, in Retirement Plans Committee of IBM v. Jander, No. 18-1165, 2020 WL 201024 (U.S. Jan. 14, 2020), the U.S. Supreme Court vacated and remanded a closely watched ESOP breach of fiduciary duty case to the Second Circuit Court of…

Your ERISA Watch – In NFL ERISA Suit, Court Finds Fiduciary Exception to Attorney-Client Privilege Applies to Cigna’s Privileged Documents

In this week’s notable decision, Advanced Physicians, S.C. v. Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, et al., No. 3:16-CV-2355-G, 2020 WL 58698 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 3, 2020), a district court in Texas held that the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege…

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