Disability Insurer Urges High Court To Review Decision On Internal Appeal Deadline

Mealey's (March 8, 2016, 12:26 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should grant a disability insurer’s petition for review because the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ ruling regarding the deadline for an internal appeal conflicts with other circuits and “poses a serious threat to the entire scheme of ERISA,” the disability insurer argues in its Feb. 22 response in support of its petition for review (Andre LeGras v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-439, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 833).

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