Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) v. Santomenno
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:
Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 23, 2012, 11:03 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/10/petition-of-the-day-360/