Contracts Keyed to Dawson
Conley v. Pitney Bowes
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ERISA does not explicitly require exhaustion of administrative or plan remedies, so the terms of the individual policy are controlling. The particular plan in this case required a written notification of the denial that included “an explanation of the claim appeal procedure.” The district court granted summary judgment to the Defendant.
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