Disability Benefit Claims

Flores v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am., No. 22-55779, __ F. App’x __, 2024 WL 222265 (9th Cir. Jan. 22, 2024) (Before Circuit Judges Collins, Mendoza, and Desai)

This week’s notable decision addresses a procedural issue in ERISA benefit cases: if a plaintiff brings a lawsuit seeking benefits, and the court rules against

Cloud v. The Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Ret. Plan, No. 22-10710, __ F. 4th __, 2023 WL 6533182 (5th Cir. Oct. 6, 2023) (Before Circuit Judges Willett, Engelhardt, and Oldham)

In a stunning upset, the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan obtained a last-minute victory in this longstanding disability lawsuit by former