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ERISA: Good News — Supreme Court Enforces Suit Limitations Provision

Are those three year suit limitations provisions in ERISA-governed long term disability plans enforceable? YES! Here’s today’s case, Heimeshoff v Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., __ U.S. __ (December 16, 2013) (“3…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

ERISA — When Will A Court DENY Attorney Fees To A Claimant?

You already know that under ERISA a court may, in its discretion, award reasonable attorney’s fees and costs to a claimant seeking benefits if there is a showing of “some degree of success on the merits.”…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

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