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High Court Hears Maritime Worker’s Appeal Of Disability Benefits Calculation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 11 regarding the proper calculation of benefits for disabled maritime workers under Section 6 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) ( Dana Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc., et al. , No...

Supreme Court Rules on Limitations Period in ERISA Denial Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 16 ruled that the contractual limitations provision of a disability benefits plan that requires participants to bring suit within three years after “proof of loss” is due is enforceable under the Employee Retirement...