Wal-Mart Worker Life Insurance Claims Can Proceed

Law360, New York (February 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Reversing a lower court’s finding over a statute of limitations, a federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a group of families of deceased Louisiana Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees, on whom the retailer allegedly took out life insurance policies for its own benefit.

On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a summary judgment issued for Wal-Mart by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, finding an error in the lower court’s determination that the plaintiffs claims were...
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