[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday in CIGNA Corp v. Amara [Cornell LII backgrounder; JURIST report] that a district court incorrectly ordered relief under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) [materials]. The court had been asked to determine what "showing" is required to entitle participants in the pension plan to recover benefits where there has been an alleged inconsistency between the explanation of benefits and the terms of the plan. The US Court of…

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