Wallace v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 09-1069 - Employment Law - U.S. First Circuit
U.S. First Circuit - The FindLaw 1st Circuit Court of Appeals News and Information Blog

Wallace v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 09-1069

In plaintiff's ERISA action against her former employer, an operating company of Johnson & Johnson, district court's judgment in favor of the defendant is affirmed as Johnson & Johnson's Long Term Disability Income Plan allows the Pension Committee to delegate its authority to render final benefits decisions.     

Read Wallace v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 09-1069

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided October 14, 2009

Judges

Before: Torruella, Dyk, and Boudin, Circuit Judges

Opinion by: Boudin, Circuit Judge

Counsel

For Appellant: Inga S. Bernstein, Ruth O'Meara-Costello, Zalkind Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan LLP.

For Appellee:  David C. Henderson, Alexa H. O'Keefe, Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP.