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Category: Pension Plans

Your ERISA Watch – Eleventh Circuit Affirms Denial of Special Early Retirement Benefits to Factory Workers Following Sale of Employer by Parent Company

In this week’s notable decision, Hill v. Employee Benefits Admin. Comm. of Mueller Grp. LLC, No. 18-14026, __F.3d__, 2020 WL 4931446 (11th Cir. Aug. 24, 2020), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of Special Early Retirement (“SER”)…

Your ERISA Watch – Fourth Circuit Holds Plan Fiduciary May Violate ERISA by Failing to Divest Allegedly Imprudent Frozen Single-Stock Fund

This week’s notable decision, Stegemann v. Gannett Co., Inc., No. 19-1212, __F.3d__, 2020 WL 4664798 (4th Cir. Aug. 11, 2020), results from the Fourth Circuit’s consideration of “whether and how a participant in a defined contribution plan can allege a…

Your ERISA Watch – The Difficult Dudenhoeffer Standard Saves Wells Fargo from Answering an ERISA Class Action Lawsuit

This week’s notable decision is Allen v. Wells Fargo & Co., No. 18-2781, __ F.3d __, 2020 WL 4279751 (8th Cir. July 27, 2020). The three plaintiffs, employees of Wells Fargo, brought a class action lawsuit against the bank under…

Your ERISA Watch – Finding No ERISA Preemption, Third Circuit Revives Out-of-Network Provider Claims Against Aetna

This was an exciting week in ERISAland!  We highlight three notable decisions in the areas of ERISA preemption and out-of-network provider claims, proton beam radiation therapy and standing, and pension benefit claims. This week’s first notable decision, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Plastic Surgery Ctr.,…

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