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Benefit claim errors
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

In Kludka v. Qwest Disability Plan, No. 10-16035, 2011 WL 5024190 (9th Cir. Oct. 21, 2011), the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court’s dismissal of a claim for long-term disability benefits upon finding that the plan administrator committed two procedural errors when it denied the plaintiff’s claim and the district court made an erroneous factual finding.


Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co: the Supreme Court resolves ERISA fee dispute, answering some questions and raising others
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

ERISA’s attorney-fee provision, 29 U.S.C. 1132(g), affords a court discretion to award reasonable attorneys’ fees “to either party” in an action to recover benefits.


Russell L. Hirschhorn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Tony Oncidi
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Daryn A Grossman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Albert W Gortz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Stacey Cole Cerrone
  • Proskauer Rose LLP


Allan H Weitzman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP