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First Circuit's Opinion in Disability Case is a Gem; Carefully Discusses Procedural Flaws
Brian S. King Link to more items from this source
[Opinion]
Dec. 27, 2006
Excerpt: One of the frustrating things about litigating ERISA benefit cases is the unwillingness of many judges to take the time and energy to review thoroughly the pre-litigation appeal record and give proper weight to the procedural shortcuts ERISA administrators usually attempt. So it is gratifying to see the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit review an ERISA disability claim with careful attention to the procedural requirements and details of the specific case.

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