Mealey's Insurance - Judge Says Equitable Estoppel Cannot Be Claimed In Retirement Annuity Case

Mealey's Insurance - Judge Says Equitable Estoppel Cannot Be Claimed In Retirement Annuity Case

MILWAUKEE - In a case where a retired man is suing the company that assumed an insolvent insurer's annuity and insurance contracts, a federal judge in Wisconsin held June 12 that Wisconsin law does not recognize equitable estoppel as a cause of action, among other things (Leo R. Schuetta v. Aurora National Life Assurance Co., No. 13-1007, E.D. Wis.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80069).

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