Liberty Fails To Nix Claims In Retiree Class Action

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Liberty Mutual Group Inc. lost its bid Monday to strip claims from a putative class action in California accusing the insurer of wrongfully denying former employees retirement benefits for the time they spent with a previously acquired company.

U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw found that the plaintiffs, who worked for Golden Eagle Insurance Co. before Liberty Mutual took control of it, had established plausible claims for promissory estoppel and a violation of Employee Retirement Income Security Act regulations for a full and fair review of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Moyle et al v. Liberty Mutual Retirement Benefit Plan et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: E.R.I.S.A.


Gonzalo P. Curiel

Date Filed

October 19, 2010

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