No Panel Hearing Of Termination Of Disability Benefits Through Amendment

No Panel Hearing Of Termination Of Disability Benefits Through Amendment

CINCINNATI - A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' divided ruling that a multiemployer plan did not abuse its discretion in applying a plan amendment retroactively to terminate disability benefits does not create a split in the circuit courts of appeals, the Sixth Circuit panel said April 22 in denying rehearing (James R. Price v. Board of Trustees of the Indiana Laborer's Pension Fund, et al., No. 11-4126, 6th Cir.).

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