FRITCHER v. HEALTH CARE SERV. CORP., 01-4141
An ERISA plan administrator's decision to deny benefits should be reviewed de novo, and its decision to confine benefits to a two-hour time period was unreasonable. Award of fees, costs, and prejudgment interest was proper.
- Argued 06/04/2002
- Decided 08/23/2002
- Published 08/23/2002
- COFFEY, Circuit Judge., BEFORE: COFFEY, EASTERBROOK, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Joseph W. Phebus (argued), Phebus & Winkelmann, Urbana, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees., Peter W. Brandt, Livingston, Barger, Brandt & Schroeder, Bloomington, IL, Michael A. Wozniak (argued), Livingston, Barger, Brandt & Schroeder, Champaign, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.