Categories Archives: Disability Plans

Plaintiff’s Attorney Fees Denied — Filing Of Lawsuit Was Not Reason Why Benefits Were Granted

You already know that in ERISA cases a court may, in its discretion, award attorney fees if a party achieved “some degree of success on the merits.” Is the mere filing of a lawsuit,  before Plaintiff’s ERISA-governed disability benefit claim is granted, sufficient to win an award attorney fees?  NO. Here’s the case of Koloff v. MetLife […]

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