Reinstatement Of Benefits Moots Lawsuit Challenging Termination, 3rd Circuit Rules

Reinstatement Of Benefits Moots Lawsuit Challenging Termination, 3rd Circuit Rules

PHILADELPHIA - A claimant's lawsuit alleging that his disability benefits were terminated in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act was rendered moot by the plan's reinstatement of his benefits, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 8 in an unpublished opinion (Jeffrey Lemons v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, et al., No. 12-4001, 3rd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16409).

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