High Court Asked To Mull UBS Disability Plan Language

Law360, New York (January 5, 2011, 7:30 PM EST) -- A former financial adviser for UBS AG has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether an appeals court erred in allowing Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co. to sidestep inaccuracies in the summary of an employee disability plan and deny a client coverage.

The petition for writ of certiorari, made public Monday, contends that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ran afoul of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and settled case law when it reversed judgment for Igor Gunn and favored the...
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