Court case could be watershed for benefit claims

Shepherd, Leah Carlson
April 2008
Employee Benefit News;Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the MetLife versus Glenn case. The case could have widespread ramifications for employee benefit plans and insurers across the U.S. The justices in the case will consider how courts should weigh the apparent conflict of interest when the same benefits administrator is authorized to both pay the benefits and determine eligibility for the benefits.


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