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Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit by Chimes’ health plan administrator (access required)

A federal judge Monday denied a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against Chimes International Ltd. alleging the Baltimore-based nonprofit breached its fiduciary duty as overseer of its employee health plan. The amended complaint, filed in June by the U.S. Department of ...

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Feds sue Chimes for ERISA violations; nonprofit denies allegations (access required)

Chimes International Ltd., a Baltimore-based nonprofit that provides job training to the disabled, breached its fiduciary duty as overseer of its employee health plan, which was a cash cow for the plan’s administrators and an inappropriate source of donations to Chimes, the federal government alleges in a lawsuit.

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Supreme Court takes up fiduciary duty (access required)

Seeking to resolve a rather lopsided circuit split, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seem poised to support a requirement that employees alleging breach of fiduciary duty overcome a pleading-stage presumption that employee stock plan fiduciaries acted with prudence.

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Law digest: 4/4/11 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Joinder: The trial court, in a prior wrongful death action brought by decedent’s widow and children from second marriage, could not approve a settlement without the inclusion of decedent’s children from first marriage as ...

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