Justices Asked To Decide Who Can Sue Over Verizon Pensions

Law360, Washington (December 22, 2015, 7:32 PM EST) -- A class of Verizon pension plan participants challenging the telecom giant in a Employee Retirement Income Security Act case for allegedly mismanaging their pension plan has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case up, saying circuit courts are in “disarray” over whether participants can sue without showing individual harm.

The cert petition, filed Dec. 15, narrows the question to standing for a class of 50,000 plan participants, without arguing for review for a second class of people whose plans were transferred and were part...
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Case Information

Case Title

William Lee, et al v. Verizon Communications, Inc., et al

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Employee Retirement (E.R.I.S.A.)

Date Filed

May 5, 2014

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