6th Circ. Finds Navistar Violated Benefits Agreement

Law360, Los Angeles (December 14, 2012, 8:54 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit said Friday that Navistar International Corp. violated a 1993 settlement agreement in a class action over its efforts to rein in benefits costs when it unilaterally changed prescription drug benefits for retirees in 2010, upholding a lower court ruling against the truck maker.

District Judge Walter H. Rice found in February 2011 that Navistar had unlawfully substituted Medicare Part D for the prescription drug benefits previously agreed upon in the 1993 settlement, which ended litigation resulting from Navistar's attempts to reduce its costs...
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