Life Insurer Asks High Court To Review Dispute Over Beneficiary Under ERISA
Mealey's (March 13, 2018, 10:35 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A life insurer on March 5 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals finding that a divorce decree suffices as a qualified domestic relations order that "clearly specifies" a decedent's daughter as the beneficiary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada v. Richard E. Jackson, et al., No. 17-1247, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition for a writ of certiorari available. Document #54-180314-069B.)
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada filed suit in the...