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Letter to Company's Benefits Coordinators Was Sufficient Request for ERISA Documents (PDF)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitLink to more items from this source
[Opinion]
Nov. 5, 2002

7 pages. Excerpt: [T]he District Court held that because [plaintiff] Romero addressed her requests for information to [benefits coordinators] Nelson and Ubil, not [the named plan administrator,] Serocca, she could not recover the civil penalty. We believe ... the 30-day period [begins to run when] the request is actually received either by the administrator or those under the administrator's supervision. [Romero v. SmithKline Beecham, No. 01-3273 (3d Cir. Oct. 30, 2002)]

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