High Court To Shed Light On Role Of Equities Under ERISA

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A case on the U.S. Supreme Court's docket next term could change the landscape of litigation over employee benefits if the justices rule that courts can override specific plan language in the interest of fairness to plan participants, attorneys say.

The high court on June 25 granted U.S. Airways Inc.'s bid for review of a Third Circuit decision that the company's health plan could not be fully reimbursed for money it paid out to an employee injured in a car accident who later recovered funds from...
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