Kruk v. Metropolitan Life Ins Co, Inc et al
AMENDED FINAL JUDGMENT (see attached) - The Court grants 95 Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion to Amend Judgment. The Court's Amended Final Judgment is attached. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on 7/11/13. (Hornstein, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT
3:07 - CV - 1533 (CSH)
METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE CO.,
INC. and PECHINEY PLASTIC
JULY 11, 2013
AMENDED FINAL JUDGMENT
HAIGHT, Senior District Judge:
Plaintiff Rita Kruk ("Plaintiff") having commenced this action against Defendants
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Inc. and Pechiney Plastic Packaging, Inc. ("Defendants") pursuant
to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. § 1001, et seq., wherein
Plaintiff alleged that Defendants had denied her long term disability benefits to which she was
qualified, in violation of ERISA; and Defendants having moved under Rule 56, Federal Rules of
Civil Procedure, for summary judgment dismissing Plaintiff's complaint, which motion Plaintiff
The Court, by Ruling filed on March 13, 2013 [Doc. 82] having granted in principle
Defendants' motion for summary judgment, and remanded the case for further proceedings consistent
with Part II.E. of the Ruling prior to the entry of final Judgment; and
Counsel for Defendant Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Inc. having filed on June 25, 2013
[Doc. 93] an Unopposed Motion for Judgment, representing that all issues referred to in the Order
of Remand (Part II.E of the Ruling) "have been completely and confidentially resolved by agreement
of the parties," and that all parties consent to the entry of a final Judgment; it is now
ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that Defendants' Unopposed Motion for
Judgment [Doc. 93] is GRANTED. Defendants paid to Plaintiff the entire amount of long term
disability benefits to which she was entitled under governing law, and that, in consequence,
Defendant Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Inc. and Pechiney Plastic Packaging, Inc. acted properly
and lawfully in terminating long term disability payments to Plaintiff after January 18, 2003 and,
therefore, final judgment is entered in favor of the Defendants and against the Plaintiff.
Judgment is hereby entered in accordance herewith, with prejudice and without costs, and
the Clerk of the Court is directed to close the file.
It is SO ORDERED.
Dated: New Haven, Connecticut
July 11, 2013
/s/Charles S. Haight, Jr.
CHARLES S. HAIGHT, JR.
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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