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Burke v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Long Term Disability Plan, No. 08-1611

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By FindLaw Staff on July 09, 2009 4:00 PM

In a dispute involving disability insurance benefits, district court judgment dismissing plaintiff's ERISA claim is affirmed where the court was correct to enforce the limitations period of the benefits plan in its entirety, including its prescribed start date, and to dismiss plaintiff's claim as time-barred as it was brought after the expiration of the limitations period. 

Read Burke v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Long Term Disability Plan, No. 08-1611

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Argued April 30, 2009
Decided July 9, 2009

Judges
Before B.D. PARKER, WESLEY, Circuit Judges, and MURTHA, District Judge.
Opinion by MURPHY, Circuit Judge.

Counsel
For Plaintiff: Stephane M. Montas, DeHaan Busse, LLP, Hauppauge, N.Y.

For Defendant: Michael H. Bernstein, Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold, LLP, New York, N.Y.

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