6th Circuit Majority Says Remand To Plan Administrator Was Not Violation Of Mandate

Mealey's (August 24, 2016, 9:41 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The majority of a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 19 determined that remanding a disability retirement claim to the plan administrator was not an abuse of discretion because the remand remained within the purview of an earlier mandate issued by the Sixth Circuit (Kyle D. Kennard v. Means Industries Inc., No. 15-1872, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15308).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #17-160912-001Z.)

Kyle Kennard worked for Means Industries Inc. and was insured under the company’s group disability plan....
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