Category Archives: ERISA

What is a Welfare Benefit Plan for purposes of ERISA?

An employee welfare benefit plan for purposes of ERISA is a plan that provides medical, surgical, sickness, accident, disability, death, severance, unemployment, vacation, apprenticeship, day care center, scholarship funds, pre-paid legal benefits, or any other benefit described in Section 302 … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Turns Down Another ERISA LTD Case

On January 24, 2014, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in McClain v. Eaton Corp. Disability Plan, et al. affirmed the district court’s finding that a plan administrator did not act arbitrarily and capriciously in denying an ERISA long term … Continue reading

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