American Electric Wins Judgment Bid In ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (September 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has granted a bid by American Electric Power Service Corp. for judgment on the administrative record in a case brought by a former employee who claimed the company improperly denied him long-term disability benefits, ruling that the denial was not arbitrary and capricious.

In a memorandum opinion and order handed down Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong denied plaintiff Michael Huffman’s motion for judgment on the administrative record after finding that Huffman provided...
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