Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Aubrey Williams, Gerry Ellis (briefed), Louisville, KY, for plaintiffs-appellants.
Douglas W. Becker, Becker, Farris & Gallagher and Phyllis Deeb, Louisville, KY (briefed), for defendants-appellees.
Before: MILBURN and GUY, Circuit Judges; and KRUPANSKY, Senior Circuit Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.
MILBURN, Circuit Judge.
Plaintiffs, the executrix of Lillian D. Beard's estate and Beard's daughter, appeal the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants, Philip Morris Companies, Inc. ("Philip Morris") and the surviving spouse of Lillian D. Beard, James R. Beard. Plaintiffs sought to prohibit the distribution of proceeds of Lillian Beard's account with a Philip Morris deferred profit sharing plan to the surviving spouse. On appeal, the issues...
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