Wilson Sonsini Ex-Worker Gets Boost In ERISA Case

Law360, New York (May 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted partial summary judgment to a now-bankrupt former employee of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC who alleges that Prudential Insurance Company of America wrongly denied her claim for long-term disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The ruling Thursday by Judge Jeffrey White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California held that the document most favorable to plaintiff Pamela Jackson must be deemed the effective plan document in her case against the firm's long-term disability...
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