Beneficiary Properly Denied Leave To Amend To Assert ERISA Claim, 5th Circuit Says

Beneficiary Properly Denied Leave To Amend To Assert ERISA Claim, 5th Circuit Says

NEW ORLEANS - A federal district court did not abuse its discretion in denying a life insurance policy beneficiary's motion for leave to amend her pleading to assert claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 1 in an unpublished opinion (Susie M. Ward v. CNH America, L.L.C., et al., No. 12-10897, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13500).

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