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District Court Clarifies That "Disability" Requiring Workplace Accommodation Does Not Entitle Plaintiff To Disability Benefits
A recent case from the Western District of North Carolina contains a helpful example of how the standards applicable to an employee's request for accommodation of a disability differ from those for determining whether the same employee is eligible for benefits under a short-term disability plan.
United States
15 Feb 2019
Plaintiffs Must Do More Than Claim A Breach Of Fiduciary Duty To State An ERISA Claim
Seyfarth Synopsis: A recent case from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reaffirms the basic principle that a threshold element of any ERISA claim is pleading the existence of an ERISA plan.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Fourth Circuit Finds Insurer Not Liable For Employer's Mistake
The Fourth Circuit found in favor of an insurer on a claim for life insurance benefits, finding the insured's failure to submit the required evidence of insurability was not excused by his employer...
United States
25 Jun 2018
SCOTUS Declines To Address Texas Supreme Court Ruling Limiting Reach Of Obergefell
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court announced that it would not hear an appeal from the City of Houston in a case challenging the city's ability to offer spousal benefits to same-sex spouses of municipal employees.
United States
6 Dec 2017
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