Long time no blog – got a bit behind with a 2-week flu bug and the game of catch up that followed.
Standards of Review 101
The standard of review in a benefits case often drives the outcome. This was illustrated in a recent Middle District opinion: Dowling v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
The Unum Settlement
On November 18, 2004, New York State Attorney General Elliott Spitzer announced a landmark settlement with Unum resolving a multi-state investigation into alleged unfair claims-handling practices.
Fees … please
A recent decision out of the Southern District illustrates the attorneys’ fees analysis applicable to ERISA cases in Florida.