Posts Tagged: Trevor Savage

Trevor Savage Wins Landmark ERISA Case

In a case of first impression, the First Circuit Court of Appeals has announced a new fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement and Investment Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”): that where an insurer has both the discretion to choose whether an employee is eligible for coverage and when to accept premiums from that employee, the… Read more »

Law Court Declines to Expand Liability for Negligence, Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

In a recent decision with potentially far-reaching implications, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court accepted the argument made by Attorneys Matthew T. Mehalic and Trevor D. Savage and held that: (1) a plaintiff’s allegation of post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) did not constitute a “physical injury” for purposes of establishing a claim for general negligence; and (2)… Read more »