More Homework For High Court In ERISA Case

Law360, New York (November 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court received additional briefs Monday as they gave top-level judicial scrutiny to a retirement benefits case in which the divorced wife of a deceased DuPont Co. employee argues she is entitled to his retirement benefits.

The case centers on the fact that William Patrick Kennedy did not change ex-wife Liv Kennedy's status as a retirement plan beneficiary between their divorce and his death seven years later.

William Patrick Kennedy's estate, represented by his daughter, Kari, argued that a 1994 divorce...
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