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Employment – ERISA – Disability Retirement – Physical & Mental Disability (access required)

It was an abuse of discretion for an ERISA plan administrator to reopen a claim to consider evidence of the mental disability of claimant, a 58-year-old mentally retarded man who worked for 30 years at defendant's paper plant until he suffered a torn rotator cuff, but then to deny the man's claim after referring it ...