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4th Circ. Upholds Cigna Victory Over Unpaid Benefits

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 9:37 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit affirmed a quick win Tuesday for Cigna Corp. in a proposed class action brought by a widow who accused the insurer and a subsidiary of skimping on a fuel pricing service worker’s life insurance payout, rejecting claims that the companies breached their fiduciary duty.

U.S. Circuit Judge James A. Wynn, Jr., writing for a unanimous panel, affirmed summary judgment in favor of Cigna and subsidiary Life Insurance Co. of North America in a published opinion, saying that they did not have a fiduciary...
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Case Title

Kimberly Gordon v. Cigna Corporation


Case Number

17-1188

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Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Employee Retirement

Date Filed

February 9, 2017

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