The Supreme Court's Concept of Equitable Relief in Great-West v. Knudson
Bart A. Karwath and Lee T. Polk
50 PROBATE& PROPERTY JULY/AUGUST 2004 Employer-sponsored group health plans cover tens of millions of American workers. Unlike medical insurannc sponsored by a governmental employer, most group health plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001 et seq. (ERISA). In an era of escalating insurance costs, both employers and employees have a major stake in the financial stability of these plans. When a health plan participant or beneficiary...