• Recent Case Holds that ERISA Plan Fiduciaries Cannot Seek Reimbursement from the Contingency Fee Award to the Participant’s Attorney
  • September 14, 2010 | Authors: Robert W. Shaw; Mark S. Thomas
  • Law Firm: Williams Mullen - Raleigh Office
  • A recent decision in the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has held that a plan administrator with a claim against the insured for amounts recovered from a third party for medical benefits cannot pursue equitable remedies against the contingency fee attorney under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”).