Bloomberg Law
May 16, 2023, 1:35 PM

Case: Health Care & Benefits/Jurisdiction (E.D. Mich.)

A federal district court in Michigan remanded to state court an action by Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and an individual against Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, seeking payment from a decedent’s life insurance plan to cover funeral and administrative expenses. Metropolitan refused to make any payments to the funeral home, citing the terms of the plan and ERISA. The court concluded that it lacks subject matter jurisdiction because the claims aren’t preempted by ERISA and remanded the case.

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