It has been a slow week here in ERISA World. Slow does not mean boring, however. Interestingly, in two of the cases we report on this week, courts refused to award attorneys’ fees to plaintiffs despite their partial or total success on the merits. In two other cases, courts rejected arguments that plaintiffs had failed

It appears that the winter holidays are truly over now, as the pace has picked up and the federal courts have issued more ERISA-related decisions. No one case in particular stood out this week, but there were plenty of entertaining facts and issues. Read on to learn about (a) potential transgender discrimination in medical benefits