MetLife Faces ERISA Class Action Over Disability Plan

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 1:44 PM EDT) -- Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. is among the defendants facing a putative class action brought by a disabled Arkansas man who claims he paid premiums for a disability insurance policy but was never actually covered.

Plaintiff Kevin Eanes filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, accusing MetLife and his employer at the time, CCI, of violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by failing to properly create and fund the plan, under which he thought he was protected when he...
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