Courts Shouldn't Meddle In ERISA Plans, Justices Told

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Defense bar group DRI urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold a ruling that an Employee Retirement Income Security Act suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Hartford Life & Accident Co. Inc. was time-barred, arguing that courts shouldn't tinker with an ERISA plan's clear terms. 

DRI, a group composed of more than 22,000 civil defense attorneys, threw its weight behind respondents Wal-Mart and Hartford, saying the Second Circuit was right to affirm the dismissal of ex-Wal-Mart employee Julie Heimeshoff's suit over Hartford's denial of...
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