Supreme Court Upholds ERISA Plan’s Statute of Limitations

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Yesterday, in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of an ERISA-plan provision providing:

Legal action cannot be taken against The Hartford . . . [more than] 3 years after the time written proof of loss is required to be furnished according to the terms of the policy.

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Topics:  ERISA, Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., SCOTUS, Statute of Limitations

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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