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Life Insurance Claim Fails Under ERISA (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court dismisses a widow’s ERISA suit for life insurance benefits, as decedent employee was no longer eligible for life insurance under the employer’s plan after he began receiving short-term disability benefits and was unable to return to work. Plan documents show that decedent’s coverage ended when he ceased active work as an ...