Middle District of Tennessee Victory for Sun Life in ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Case

Rainey v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Canada, 2014 WL 7156517 (M.D. Tenn. Dec. 15, 2014): The Court granted summary judgment for our client Sun Life in claim for $740,000 in equitable relief pursuant to an ERISA governed group life and accidental death policy.  The court held that Sun Life fulfilled all the ERISA fiduciary duties that it undertook and had no obligation to verify eligibility for coverage prior to claim submission.