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Rice v. Jefferson Pilot Fin. Ins. Co., No. 08-4180

By FindLaw Staff on August 24, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an ERISA action challenging a denial of plaintiff's application for long-term disability benefits, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where, because the parties did not provide any reason to ignore the plain language of the policy, the clear repudiation rule did not apply and the language of the policy governed.

Read Rice v. Jefferson Pilot Fin. Ins. Co., No. 08-4180

Appellate Information

Argued: August 4, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gibbons


Tony C. Merry, Law Offices of Tony C. Merry, LLC, Columbus, OH

Adam Jay Hubble, Law Office, Dublin, OH

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