“I think the case provides a good summary of the distinction between the duty of a fiduciary under an ERISA plan to provide information generally to employees and that’s limited but once an employee seeks the assistance of the HR department and the HR department tells them that they’re going to assist them and preserving the benefit, then the level of information that they need to provide becomes greater,” said the plaintiff’s attorney, Joseph P. Musacchio, of counsel for Kreindler & Kreindler in Boston.