9th Circ. Revives Cases Over Employers' ERISA Recoveries

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit revived two Employee Retirement Income Security Act suits Wednesday, striking down in two precedential opinions separate judgments that said CGI Technologies & Solutions Inc. and First Unum Life Insurance Co. could recoup cash they shelled out for plan participants.

In the CGI case, the appeals court nixed a judgment holding that CGI was entitled to recover all of the medical expenses it paid out on behalf of ex-employee Rhonda Rose, who was seriously hurt in a car crash with a drunk driver in...
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