Woman sues FedEx over wife’s $400,000 spousal death benefit, which company won’t pay because it doesn’t recognize the marriage

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A woman is suing Fedex over her wife’s $400,000 spousal death benefit – which the company is refusing to pay because it would not recognize their marriage.

Lesly Taboada-Hall, who was a driver for the company for 26 years, lost her battle with uterine cancer two years ago.

But because she died six days before a landmark Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, FedEx determined that wife Stacy Schuett, of California, was not eligible to receive the pension benefit, her lawyers say.

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1 thought on “Woman sues FedEx over wife’s $400,000 spousal death benefit, which company won’t pay because it doesn’t recognize the marriage”

  1. Did FedX insurance accept their money for this insurance?
    Then if they did they have basically lost the appeal that they do not recognize the marriage by accepting their money for the insurance.
    Either that or they are guilty of fraud.
    This is the kind of case that lawyers can only dream about.

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