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Employment – ERISA – Disability Plan – University Employee (access required)

A nurse employed by the University of Virginia who suffers from kidney disease and has sued the university over the denial of disability benefits cannot sue under ERISA because the benefit plans at issue are "governmental plans" not covered by ERISA. ERISA defines a governmental plan as a "plan established or maintained for its employees by" ...