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ERISA and Employment Musings

“ERISA is not, however, all sunshine and lollipops.”
-Baker, James P. and Garcia-Yow, Emily L. “The Nuts and Bolts of Severance Plans under ERISA,” BENEFITS LAW JOURNAL, VOL. 28, NO. 2,, P.4 (SUMMER 2015)

Eleventh Circuit finds Denial of Disability Benefits to be Arbitrary and Capricious

Posted by Marissa A. Hornsby | Jul 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

Sisung v. UNUM Life Ins. Co. of Am., 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 15028 (11th Cir. June 1, 2022) Review of benefit denials under an arbitrary and capricious standard often presents a significant hurdle to claimants. In Sisung, however, the Eleventh Circuit found Unum’s denial of disability benefits to be unreasonable, a significant victory for a disabled individual.

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