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Court Cases

The Pension Rights Center follows pension cases that affect the rights of retirement plan participants. We have summarized recent important decisions below. Additionally, the Center occasionally submits friend-of-the-court briefs in support of important pension cases.

The Right to Sue for Harm Caused by Breach of Fiduciary Duty

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals In Re Schering-Plough [PDF] granted standing to a group of participants who trusted their employer by investing in company stock which subsequently lost tremendous value.  The participants filed suit claiming that th