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9th Circuit Issues an Important Opinion re Broad ERISA Liability for Third Party Insurers

Bottom line of this opinion is that potential liability under ERISA is not limited to a benefits plan or the plan administrator with a fiduciary relationship. A third party insurer can also be sued. You can read the short opinion in its entirety at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2011/06/22/07-56869.pdf

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