Trahan v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Available Case Documents
The following documents for this case are available for you to view or download:
|Date Filed||#||Document Text|
|February 9, 2017
JUDGMENT ADOPTING 47 Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge. IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff's claim for short-term disability benefits is DENIED and DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that to the extent Plaintiff asserts a claim for long-term disability benefits, that claim is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant's request for attorneys fees and costs is DENIED. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 2/9/17. (crt,Crawford, A)
|June 20, 2016
JUDGMENT adopting 23 Report and Recommendations. IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that Defendants motion for partial summary judgment [Doc. No. 9] is hereby GRANTED, and that judgment be entered in favor of Defendant declaring that Plaint iffs state law claim for unpaid benefits under the Plan is completely preempted by ERISA, and thus, recast as a claim under ERISA § 502(a)(1)(B). IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in the event any issues of plan term interpretation arise in the cours e of plaintiffs claim for wrongful denial of benefits, the court shall review the issue(s) under an abuse of discretion standard. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiffs state law claim for penalties under Louisiana Revised Statute § 22:1821 is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, as preempted. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 6/20/16. (crt,DickersonSld, D)
Access additional case information on PACER
Use the links below to access additional information about this case on the US Court's PACER system.
A subscription to PACER is required.
Access this case on the Louisiana Western District Court's Electronic Court Filings (ECF) System
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?