Workers’ ERISA Violation Case Against Captive Reinsurer Dismissed for Lack of Standing
October 13, 2020
NEW YORK — A federal judge has granted a captive reinsurer’s motion to dismiss an action accusing it of violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, ruling that the plaintiffs lack Article III standing because they did not suffer an “injury in fact."
In an Oct. 9 order, Judge Ann M. Donnelly of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York explained that the plaintiffs — participants in an employee benefit plan reinsured by Healthcap Assurance Inc. — do not claim that they were denied any of the healthcare benefits promised under the plan.
Plaintiffs are employees …
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