On May 11, 2015, District Court Judge Avern Cohn granted preliminary approval of the class action settlement agreed to by the parties in the church plan case Overall v. Ascension Health, 2:13-CV-11396 (E.D. Mich.). Currently, there are 11 other church plan cases across the country. The cases are all at various stages in litigation, but none have reached the settlement phase. This is the first case to settle.

Please see the attached memo and settlement terms for further information.


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