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Doe v. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 24, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1106 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether, on de novo consideration of a benefits claim under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, summary judgment must be denied if there is a genuine dispute of material fact; and (2) whether, on de novo consideration of an ERISA benefits claim and absent a challenge to the plan’s procedures, a district court has discretion to consider evidence that was not part of the record before the plan administrator.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 05 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 15, 2021)
Feb 24 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 15, 2021 to April 14, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 25 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 14, 2021.
Apr 14 2021Brief of respondents Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. and the Harvard Pilgrim PPO Plan Massachusetts, Group Policy Number 0588660000 in opposition filed.
May 03 2021Reply of petitioner Jane Doe filed. (Distributed)
May 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/20/2021.
May 24 2021Petition DENIED.