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ERISA Benefits Cover Overdose ‘Accident’ (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says an ERISA plan administrator abused its discretion in denying accidental death benefits to the widower of a woman who died while under the care of her treating physician, as the plan administrator’s analysis of the claim does not employ a reasonable definition of the term “accident.” The plan does not ...