Scruggs v. ExxonMobil Pension Plan, No. 08-6145 - U.S. Tenth Circuit
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Scruggs v. ExxonMobil Pension Plan, No. 08-6145

In an ERISA action seeking retroactive pension and savings benefits allegedly owed to plaintiff under two of defendants' employee benefits plans, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the plan administrator's denial of plaintiff's claim for benefits was not arbitrary or capricious because, inter alia, plaintiff was ineligible for benefits under the Plans as an independent contractor.

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Appellate Information

Filed November 9, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Ebel

Counsel

For Appellant:

Babette Patton, Breathwit & Patton, P.C., Oklahoma City, OK

For Appellees:

Michael S. Beaver and Catherine C. Crane, Holland & Hart LLP, Greenwood Village, CO