Case Number: No. 8:18-cv-00022

Practice Area: Employee Benefits & ERISA

Case Status: Settled

Settlement Amount: $6.7 million

Court: United States District Court for the District of Nebraska

Berger Montague served as co-lead counsel and obtained a $6.7 million settlement on behalf of current and former Mutual of Omaha employees who participated in Mutual of Omaha’s Retirement Income Plan or a similar retirement plan. Led by Todd S. Collins and Ellen T. Noteware of Berger Montague, the case was litigated in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska and captioned Lechner, et al. v. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., et al., No. 8:18-cv-00022 (D. Neb.).

The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. § 1000, et seq., (“ERISA”) concerning retirement plans by causing Mutual of Omaha Retirement Income Plan participants to pay excessive, unnecessary fees, or by including unwise and imprudent investment options among the plan options.

If you or your company has been harmed by conduct, including breaches of fiduciary duty, that you believe violates ERISA or state laws, please contact Berger Montague.

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