Exhaustion Of Administrative Remedies Not Required, California Federal Judge Says
(April 27, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — Because a disability plan does not require that all administrative remedies be exhausted prior to filing a civil suit, a California federal judge on April 22 rejected the defendants’ argument that a claimant’s suit must be dismissed because he failed to exhaust all administrative remedies before filing suit against the defendants (Steve Lin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-2126, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55006).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160509-005Z.)
Steve Lin, a former employee of TriNet Group Inc., filed...