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Limiting Participant Claims with Plan and SPD Language
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLPLink to more items from this source
Apr. 4, 2015

"Without clear language in the plan document and SPD addressing these issues, a plan and its fiduciaries run the risk of (i) being forced to respond to claims and lawsuits that otherwise could have been avoided and (ii) defending lawsuits in distant and unfavorable locations. Some important considerations are: [1] How can a claim be submitted? ... [2] When does a claim need to be brought or a lawsuit need to be filed? ... [3] Where can suit be filed?"

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