MH attorney Jason Richardson obtained summary judgment in favor of employer on all claims asserted by employee alleging violations of Title VII. The judgment was affirmed on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Case No. 13-40686). The Supreme Court of the United States denied plaintiff’s petition for a writ of […]
Month: February 2014
MH attorneys Tom Hetherington, David McDowell, Jarrett Ganer, and Kendall Burr represented a life insurer in mass action brought by 60 life insurance trusts seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. MH successfully obtained dismissal of nearly all of the claims in the suit, including RICO and fraud-based claims, and the case was thereafter […]
MH attorneys Tom Hetherington and Jodi Swick represented a life insurance company in a lawsuits where Plaintiff alleged a second-to-die life insurance policy was obligated the insurance company to pay the death benefit twice, i.e., upon the death of each spouse. Plaintiff sued the insurance broker who sold him the policy, the broker’s employer, and […]
MH attorneys Amy Boyea and Jason Richardson obtained dismissal on summary judgment of all claims asserted by broker against his employer and its parent company for alleged improper training in relation to the sale of 419(e) plans.
MH attorney Jodi Swick represented a life insurance company in case where plaintiffs were two individuals who were not named beneficiaries of the policy but claimed to be entitled to benefits. MH filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings alleging that the policies were preempted by ERISA. The district court agreed and dismissed the […]