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ERISA Watch – Fifth Circuit Holds That Statutory Right to “Proper Plan Management” Under ERISA Does Not Confer Article III Standing

Happy Tuesday!  This week’s notable decision is Lee v. Verizon Commc’ns, Inc., No. 14-10553, __F.3d__, 2016 WL 4926159 (5th Cir. Sept. 15, 2016).  Lee involves a certified class action of a retirement-plan dispute brought by current and former participants and…

ERISA Watch – Seventh Circuit Rules that Pension Fund Can Exclude Certain Compensation In Calculation of Pension Benefits.

This week’s notable decision is Rabinak v. United Bhd. of Carpenters Pension Fund, No. 15-1717, 2016 WL 4248377 (7th Cir. Aug. 10, 2016).  The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s judgment in favor of the defendant Fund…

ERISA Watch – April 26, 2016

This week’s notable decision is Estate of Barton v. ADT Sec. Services Pension Plan, No. 13-56379, 2016 WL 1612755, (9th Cir. Apr. 21, 2016). In this case, the pension plan administrator denied Bruce Barton’s request for pension benefits because it…

ERISA Watch – March 7, 2016

There were a number of notable decisions this past week. The Supreme Court issued its decision in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, No. 14-181. The court determined that a Vermont law requiring health plans to make certain disclosures to…

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