Cigna Ordered To Reform Pension Plan In Long-Running Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 21, 2012, 9:16 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Thursday ordered Cigna Corp. to make changes in its retirement plan and also denied the health care company's bid to decertify a class of roughly 25,000 workers in a long-running lawsuit accusing it of shortchanging employee pensions.

In a 38-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton of New Haven, Conn., ruled that Cigna had run afoul of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by inadequately disclosing changes in the retirement plan and that those changes caused the plaintiffs' pension benefits...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Amara v. CIGNA Corp, et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Janet Bond Arterton

Date Filed

December 19, 2001

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.