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3rd Circuit Appeals Panel Vacates, Remands Case Over ‘Active-Service’ Clause

Mealey's (August 24, 2016, 9:48 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 19 vacated a decision denying a woman’s claim for benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act because of an “active-service” clause in her husband’s employee benefit plan and remanded for a determination of the terms of the plan at the time her benefits, if any, vested (Lou Ann Woerner, et al. v. Fram Group Operations LLC, et al., No. 15-2813, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15248).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #54-160914-029Z.)...
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