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Acceptance of erroneous check doesn’t make wife a fiduciary (access required)

Where a pension fund erroneously sent a check to the wife of a deceased union member, her acceptance of that check didn’t necessarily make her a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Background Following her husband’s death, Sandra D. Rollins received a check from Graphic Communications Conference International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Pension Fund for ...