No. 89-7122 Non-Argument Calendar.

881 F.2d 1034 (1989)

Elizabeth Pauline MERRITT, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CONFEDERATION LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, etc., and Volvo North American Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

August 24, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Scears Barnes, Jr., Barnes & Radney, P.C., Alexander City, Ala., for plaintiff-appellant.

Roger L. Bates, Tingle, Sexton, Murvin & Bates, P.C., Birmingham, Ala., Hans A. von Spakovsky, Ross D. Friend, Legal Dept., Confederation Life Ins. Co., Atlanta, Ga., J. Allen Sydnor, Jr., Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, Birmingham, Ala., for defendants-appellees.

Before TJOFLAT, HILL and JOHNSON, Circuit Judges.


On appeal, appellant argues that the district court erred in granting appellees' motion for summary judgment. We disagree. Binding case law in this circuit holds that a plaintiff must exhaust administrative remedies before suing under an ERISA plan policy. Mason v. Continental Group, Inc., 763 F.2d 1219 (11th Cir.1985), cert. denied, 474 U.S. 1087, 106 S.Ct. 863, 88 L.Ed.2d 902 (1986). It is undisputed that...

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