11th Circuit Affirms Ruling In Favor Of Plan Sponsor In ERISA Case
(May 6, 2016, 2:15 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A physician, proceeding pro se, was properly determined by a Georgia federal judge to lack statutory standing under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act to allege violations of the statute by the employer of a patient, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 27 (W.A. Griffin MD v. SunTrust Bank Inc., No. 15-12858, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7595).
(Decision available. Document #54-160511-055Z.)
According to the panel of Circuit Judges William Pryor, Jill Pryor and Peter T. Fay, the assignment by...