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Sixth Circuit Revives Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim Against Wal-Mart for Alleged Mishandling of Insurance Plan Assets

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided, Chelf v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am., No. 20-6097, __F.4th__, 2022 WL 1090168 (6th Cir. Apr. 12, 2022), which revived a breach…

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Seventh Circuit: Raise Effective One Day After Lawyer’s Heart Attack Is Excluded from Disability Benefit Calculation

The Seventh Circuit recently resolved a dispute over long-term disability ("LTD") benefits in Ten Pas v. Lincoln Nat’l Life Ins. Co., No. 20-1259, __F.4th__, 2022 WL 1074533 (7th Cir. Apr.…

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Ninth Circuit Revives ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim Against Salesforce for 401(k) Plan Investments

In Davis, et al. v., Inc., et al., No. 21-15867, 2022 WL 1055557 (9th Cir. Apr. 8, 2022), Plaintiffs-Appellants alleged that Defendants breached their ERISA duty of prudence with…

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Third Circuit Follows Sister Circuits in Defining “Employer” under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 (MPPAA)

In Supor & Son Trucking & Rigging Co. v. Trucking Emps. of N. Jersey Welfare Fund, No. 20-3286, 2022 WL 1010057 (3d Cir. Apr. 5, 2022), involving a matter of first…

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Ninth Circuit Holds ERISA Does Not Govern Long-Term Disability Policy Purchased Through Insurance Agents Association

In Steigleman v. Symetra Life Insurance Company, No. 21-15613, 2022 WL 912255 (9th Cir. Mar. 29, 2022), Plaintiff-Appellant Jill Steigleman appealed the district court’s order granting summary judgment to Defendant-Appellee…

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Ninth Circuit Revives Putative Class Action Against UnitedHealth Group for Practices Related to Substance Use Disorder Treatment

In Ryan S. v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc., No. 20-56310, 2022 WL 883743 (9th Cir. Mar. 24, 2022), Plaintiff-Appellant Ryan S. brought a putative class action under ERISA and the MHPAEA…

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