Claimant Granted Leave To Amend Complaint To Allege Claims Under ERISA
Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 8:41 AM EDT) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A New York federal judge on July 30 granted a disability claimant’s motion to amend his complaint to allege claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act after determining that the state law claims are preempted under ERISA (Neil Silverman v. Unum Group, et al., No. 14-6439, E.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99714).
(Opinion available. Document #17-150810-008Z.)
Neil Silverman filed suit in the Richmond County, N.Y., Supreme Court against his disability insurers, Unum Group, Unum and The Paul Revere Life Insurance Co....