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ERISA: Bell v. Pfizer Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit ERISA Stock Options Bell v. Pfizer Inc. 07-5390-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Diana Bell, M.D., appeals from a bench trial verdict that found the appellees did not breach any ...

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ERISA: Oswego Laborers’ Local 212 v. Western New York Contractors Inc.

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York ERISA Oswego Laborers’ Local 212 v. Western New York Contractors Inc. 08-CV-484 Judge Mordue Background: Plaintiffs Oswego Laborers’ Local 214 Pension and Annuity Funds, Central New York Laborers’ Health and Welfare Pension, ...

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ERISA case granted ‘cert’

Does a U.S. District Court have the authority to require employees’ prior benefit provisions to be reinstated after finding that the employer violated the advance notice of reduction requirement of ERISA?

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Second Circuit: Plan has conflict of interest

An ERISA plan administered by bodies composed equally of employee and employer representatives is “conflicted” for the purpose of reviewing its benefit decisions, the Second Circuit has ruled in reversing a denial of benefits.

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ERISA attorney fees studied

Just what does it take for a plaintiff get attorney fees in an ERISA case? That is what the U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide after oral arguments Monday in Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co. ...

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