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Editor's Note :

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MetLife v. Glenn

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-923 6th Cir. Apr 23, 2008
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Jun 19, 2008 TBD Breyer OT 2007

Issue: Whether an ERISA plan administrator that both evaluates and pays claims operates under a conflict of interest that must be weighed on judicial review of benefit determinations.

Judgment: Affirmed, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on June 19, 2008.

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