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Justices Reject Life Insurance Case Over Disputed Beneficiary

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 8:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada's request to review a Sixth Circuit ruling that it improperly paid out life insurance benefits under an employer-sponsored policy to the brother of a deceased worker instead of to the worker's daughter even though she wasn’t named as a beneficiary.

The justices without comment denied Sun Life’s March petition for certiorari, letting stand a December ruling by the Sixth Circuit that allowed Sierra Jackson, the sole child of the late Bruce Jackson, to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, Petitioner v. Richard E. Jackson, et al.

Case Number



Supreme Court

Nature of Suit

3791 Labor: E.R.I.S.A.

Date Filed

March 7, 2018

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