Benefits Litigation Update – December 2014

A Publication from Epstein Becker Green and The ERISA Industry Committee

Epstein Becker Green and The ERISA Industry Committee (“ERIC”) are pleased to the release the current issue of the Benefits Litigation Update (“Update”). The Update is a publication which provides three primary components:

  1. Featured Articles addressing trends or topics currently being discussed in the benefits community which (i) explain why the topic is important, (ii) explain the impact of the topic on the reader, and (iii) propose some action that should be considered in response;
  2. Summaries of Pending Litigation involving important benefits topics; and
  3. Select Case Summaries involving noteworthy decisions in benefits litigation.

We have partnered with ERIC in this endeavor and thank them for all their work on this issue and the upcoming Focus On call on December 10 at 2 pm (EDT).

- FEATURED ARTICLES -

ERISA Preemption: Still Crazy About It After All These Years

Deference When Fiduciaries Allegedly Breach Their Duties

The Obligation to Disclose Plan-Imposed Time Limits in Benefit Claim Denial Letters 

Read the full Update here.