A federal judge in the Eastern District of Michigan ruled in favor of a retiree from Detroit Edison Co. whose pension benefit was miscalculated before his decision to retire.

During his 25-year career with the utility company, John Paul, the plaintiff in the case, worked as a temporary employee, a union employee, and a non-union employee, before moving back to a union position—and back into its retirement plan—in 1992, where he served the balance of his career until 2009, when he retired.

Before he did, Paul requested and reviewed Pension Calculation Statements, provided by the company's plan administrator, Aon, four different times.

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