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HEIMESHOFF v. HARTFORD LIFE INSURANCE

Docket No.: 12-729
Argued: October 15, 2013
Decided: December 16, 2013

Topics:

ERISA, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Estoppel, Title VII, abuse of discretion, habeas, judicial review, preemption

PartyNames: Julie Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., et al.
Petitioner: Julie Heimeshoff
Respondent: Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Citation: 496 Fed. Appx. 129
Supreme Court Docket

Julie Heimeshoff
v.
Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., et al.
Consideration Limited:

LIMITED TO QUESTION 1 PRESENTED BY THE PETITION.

Question Presented:

1. When should a statute of limitations accrue for judicial review of an ERISA disability adverse benefit determination? 2. What notice regarding time limits for judicial review of an adverse benefit determination should an ERISA plan or its fiduciary give the claimant with a disability claim? 3. When an ERISA plan or its fiduciary fails to give proper notice of the time limits for filing a judicial action to review denial of disability benefits, what is the remedy?

HEIMESHOFF v. HARTFORD LIFE INSURANCE
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 15, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in HEIMESHOFF v. HARTFORD LIFE INSURANCE
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
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