• Third Circuit Provides Useful Interpretation of New Jersey Regulation on "Discretionary" Clauses in Insurance Contracts
  • May 11, 2009 | Author: Kevin C. Donovan
  • Law Firm: Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - Newark Office
  • In Evans v. Employee Benefit Plan, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 3426, 2209 WL 418628 (3d Cir. N.J. Feb. 20, 2009), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the New Jersey District Court's decision that the insurance carrier did not abuse its discretion in denying the claimant's long term disability claim.