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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 9 May 2011

Sixth Circuit upholds denial of ERISA-based income protection benefits; plan administrator need not investigate whether the employer violated FMLA

As demonstrated by the Sixth Circuit's recent decision in Farhner v. United Transportation Union Discipline Income Protection Program, a well-drafted ERISA income protection or severance pay plan should enable the plan administrator to rely on the employer's stated reason for termination of an employee, rather than conducting an independent review of the facts regarding the termination.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | Canada | 23 Nov 2009

Facebook photos prompt termination of long term disability benefits

CBC News in Canada is reporting that a Canadian long-term disability insurance carrier recently terminated the long-term disability benefits a Quebec woman was receiving for "major depression" after photos she posted on her Facebook page showed her "having a good time at a Chippendales bar show, at her birthday party and on a sun holiday."

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