An ERISA plan could use an insured’s rollover of pension benefits into an individual retirement account to justify the reduction of his long-term disability benefits, the 9th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
Two long-term disability plans didn’t violate ERISA when they both reduced an insured’s payments by the amount of his Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, the 9th Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
A Vaccine Act award for a woman who suffered nerve damage after taking a flu shot should not be reduced by the amount of benefits she is eligible to receive through Social Security Disability Insurance, the Federal Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
An ERISA plan could reduce an insured’s monthly long-term disability benefits by the amount of disability payments that he received from a separate insurance policy, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.
An ERISA plan could offset past workers’ compensation payments in determining when an employee would be eligible for pension benefits, the 7th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
A divorced father’s obligation for unpaid child support could be offset by a lump-sum payment of retroactive Social Security benefits to his children, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
An award of attorney fees for work performed before the Social Security Administration could not be offset by an award of fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act for work performed before a federal court, the 5th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.