This month we look at part three of our three part series on Class Actions. In part three, Robert Rachal and M. Todd Mobley address the role of experts in class certification post Wal-Mart and Comcast and how to use and...more
A federal district court in Michigan dismissed a breach-of-contract suit against General Motors over a $450 million payment for retiree medical benefits. Int’l Union, UAW v. Gen. Motors, LLC, No. 10-11366, 2013 U.S. Dist....more
As Amy Covert and Aaron Feuer discuss below, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. where it is expected to rule next term on whether plan sponsors may dictate in the...more
Editor's Overview - The importance of clear and unambiguous plan language cannot be overstated. The Second Circuit recently applied this well-established principle to conclude that a plan's administrative claims process must...more
In This Issue:
- Editor's Overview
- View from Proskauer: Are Your Conversations Privileged under ERISA?
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest