Company Entitled to Terminate Pensioner Death Benefit

November 2008
Legal-Legislative Reporter;Nov2008, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p14
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The article discusses a court case in which the plaintiff sued the defendant for alleged unlawful termination of the pensioner death benefit. The plaintiff sought declaratory and injunctive relief reversing the termination. The district court ruled that the complaint should be dismissed due to failure of stating a claim upon which relief may be granted. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that the pensioner death benefit was an unvested welfare benefit.


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