Justices Wrangle With Standard In Cigna Pension Case

Law360, New York (November 30, 2010, 7:43 PM EST) -- Several U.S. Supreme Court justices took aim Tuesday at the standard lower courts used to rule that Cigna Corp. employees were entitled to relief in a case in which the health services company was found to have given its workforce inadequate notice of changes to its pension plan.

Judge Mark R. Kravitz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut issued a lengthy opinion in 2008 finding in favor of a 27,000-member class of Cigna employees, holding that the class should be compensated because...
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