Breaking: 9th Circuit Amends Tibble v Edison Opinion on Rehearing

As we previously wrote about, the Plaintiffs in Tibble v. Edison Int’l filed a Petition for Rehearing to both the three judge panel and all active 9th Circuit judges at large. Today, August 1, the three judge panel amended their opinion and explicitly rejected any further attempts by the Plaintiffs to seek redress in the 9th Circuit. … Continue reading Breaking: 9th Circuit Amends Tibble v Edison Opinion on Rehearing

Tibble v. Edison International – 9th Circuit Requests Rehearing Response from Defendants

Although much commentary has been written on the 9th Circuit’s affirming of the district court in Tibble v. Edison International, the story is not quite over. On April 4, 2013, the Plaintiffs filed a Petition for Rehearing to both the original panel and en banc (all of the active judges of the 9th Circuit). A … Continue reading Tibble v. Edison International – 9th Circuit Requests Rehearing Response from Defendants

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Court in Boeing Excessive Fee Case Rules for Plaintiffs, Sets Trial Date

On December 30, 2014, the district court in Spano v. Boeing denied the defendants’ motion for summary judgment on the merits and partially denied their motion for summary judgment based on ERISA’s statute of limitations. A trial date has been set for May 20, 2015 in Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel’s East St. Louis courtroom. The … Continue reading Court in Boeing Excessive Fee Case Rules for Plaintiffs, Sets Trial Date