Volvo Appeals Health Benefit Case To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (November 25, 2009, 12:36 PM EST) -- Volvo Construction Equipment North America Inc. is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court a decision ordering its construction equipment subsidiary to continue providing lifetime health insurance benefits to a class of retirees.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court entered Volvo Construction Equipment North America Inc.'s petition for a writ of certiorari in a case involving the Euclid truck business, which Volvo used to own. A response is due by Dec. 18.

In 1993, Volvo entered into a joint venture agreement concerning Euclid with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co....
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