The petition of the day is:

John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) v. Santomenno

Docket: 12-202
Issue(s): Whether a participant in an employee benefit plan governed by ERISA may commence and control litigation on the plan’s behalf against a service provider hired by a plan administrator or trustee without first presenting the plan’s claim to the administrator or trustee.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) v. Santomenno, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 23, 2012, 11:03 PM),