Benefits Litigation Update – September 2013

A Publication from Epstein Becker Green
and The ERISA Industry Committee

Epstein Becker Green and The ERISA Industry Committee ("ERIC") are pleased to present the current issue of the Benefits Litigation Update ("Update"). The Update is a publication which provides two 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; and
  2. Select Case Summaries involving noteworthy benefits litigation issues across the country.


Tibble v. Edison International
By: Kenneth J. Kelly

The Moench Presumption Revisited
By: Paul A. Friedman and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

IRS Provides Answers to Some of Windsor's Questions
By: Joan A. Disler and Jeffrey A. Lieberman

Developments in the Continuing Litigation Over Obamacare
By: John Houston Pope

The Next Term: Heimeshoff & Plan-Imposed Limitations Periods for
Benefit Claim Litigation
By: John Houston Pope

Supreme Court Supports Enforcement of Subrogation Provisions but
Demands Clarity in Plan Language
By: John Houston Pope

Read the full Update here.