Bacon on Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company

In Hardt v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co. , 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4164 (U.S. May 24, 2010) , the Supreme Court rejected a "prevailing party requirement" for an award of attorney's fees under ERISA because it was contrary to the statute's plain text in 29 USCS § 1132 (g)(1). Instead...

District Court's Discretion To Award Attorneys' Fees Under ERISA After Hardt

With respect to the exercise of discretion to award attorneys' fees under ERISA, what is the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Hardt v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co. , 130 S. Ct. 2149 (U.S. 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE...