High Court Lets Stand Default Judgment, Damages Award In Denial Of Benefits Suit

Mealey's (May 31, 2016, 12:23 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on May 31 denied review of a default judgment against the Arab Republic of Egypt under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for denial of medical benefits (Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, et al. v. Mohamed E. Lasheen, No. 15-1179, U.S. Sup.).

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Mohamed Lasheen, an Egyptian citizen, was a professor at a public university in Egypt. He came to the United States on a student scholarship to study horticulture, in connection with his teaching...
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