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Employment – ERISA – Workers’ Comp Offset – Plan Language (access required)

An ERISA plan allowed a plan beneficiary’s workers’ comp benefits to be offset against his plan disability payments, even though the workers’ comp benefits were for an illness unrelated to the claimant’s disability; the 4th Circuit upholds as reasonable the plan administrator’s interpretation of the plan language to allow the offset. Claimant is a former power ...