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  • December 05, 2022

    Life Insurer Can't Use Unclear Flight Exclusion, 5th Circ. Told

    The widow of a man who died in a plane crash urged the Fifth Circuit to overturn a ruling that she's not entitled to $1.8 million under her husband's employer-sponsored life insurance policy, arguing an insurer can't rely on a "poorly written" exclusion for noncommercial flights.

  • December 05, 2022

    Workers Urge High Court Reject Cintas ERISA Arbitration Bid

    Ex-workers at Cintas Corp. alleging mismanagement of their employee 401(k) plan urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to disturb an appellate court's holding that they didn't have to arbitrate their claims, arguing in an opposition brief that the case involved a rarely litigated issue that had been decided consistently.

  • December 05, 2022

    Catching Up With Delaware's Chancery Court

    Delaware popped the champagne on two notable retirements last week while disputes continued in court over the value of a certain rapper's cognac brand. Newly filed suits targeted Peloton, TransUnion, AT&T, Warner Bros. Discovery, and TradeStation, among others, and a vice chancellor bounced a lawsuit from a basketball legend to an outside referee.

  • December 05, 2022

    Grubhub Drivers Can't Ax Arbitration After Postmates Ruling

    Grubhub's delivery drivers cannot avoid arbitration in an employee status case because they are not engaged in interstate commerce transportation work, the First Circuit ruled, applying the same logic from a similar case involving Postmates Inc. delivery service from a week earlier.

  • December 05, 2022

    Aetna, Patients Reach Deal To End Surgery Coverage Suit

    Aetna reached a deal to put an end to its insurance plan beneficiaries' class action claims over the insurer's refusal to cover lumbar disk replacement surgeries, according to a filing in California federal court.

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