High Court Refuses To Review Opinion On Plan Notification Deadline

Mealey's (April 18, 2016, 1:28 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on April 18 denied a disability insurer’s petition for writ of certiorari, refusing to review the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision that a plan’s claim notification deadline can be waived if the claimant’s disability prevents the claimant from timely filing a claim for disability benefits (UniCare Life and Health Insurance Co. v. Laura Waskiewicz, No. 15-1116, U.S. Sup.).

Laura Waskiewicz worked for Ford Motor Co. as a product design engineer from 1990 until Oct. 26, 2010, when...
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