Pleading Issues and Procedure

Hughes v. Northwestern Univ., No. 18-2569, __ F. 4th __, 2023 WL 2607921 (7th Cir. Mar. 23, 2023) (Before Circuit Judges Sykes, Hamilton, and Brennan)

Last year we reported on the Supreme Court’s decision in Hughes v. Northwestern University, No. 19-1401, 142 S. Ct. 737, 2022 WL 199351 (U.S. Jan. 24, 2022)

Winsor v. Sequoia Benefits & Ins. Servs., LLC, No. 21-16992, __ F.4th __, 2023 WL 2397497 (9th Cir. Mar. 8, 2023) (Before Circuit Judges Bress and VanDyke, and Judge Jane A. Restani (Ct. Int’l Trade))

Standing has always been an important issue in ERISA class actions, and has become even more important since the

Tekmen v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., No. 20-1510, __ F.4th __, 2022 WL 17725720 (4th Cir. Dec. 16, 2022) (Before Circuit Judges Wynn, Harris, and Keenan)

ERISA is famously vague on a great number of issues, and one of those is how benefit disputes should be resolved. Fortunately, the Department of Labor has