Late Cozen Atty's Family Drops Same-Sex Benefits Fight

Law360, Philadelphia (August 30, 2013, 7:45 PM ET) -- The family of a late Cozen O'Connor attorney whose death benefits a federal judge ruled should rightfully go to her same-sex spouse under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act dropped a challenge to the decision Friday, just two days after filing a notice of appeal in the Third Circuit.

David and Joan Farley, parents of former Cozen attorney Sarah Ellyn Farley, said Friday they would not challenge U.S. District Judge C. Darnell Jones II’s finding that the firm should pay out the benefits to Jennifer Tobits,...
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