BOOK

ERISA Litigation, Fifth Edition, with 2015 Supplement

This treatise supplies complete analysis of the issues in heavily litigated ERISA areas, including standard of review, preemption, fiduciary duties, pension plan investments, and retiree welfare benefits, as well as cutting-edge problem areas such as privacy, contingent workers, managed care, and RICO.

DESCRIPTION

ERISA cases are complex and often contain multiple issues that are difficult to untangle. ERISA Litigation, Fifth Edition supplies complete analysis of the developments in heavily litigated areas such as standard of review, preemption, fiduciary duties, pension plan investments, and retiree welfare benefits, as well as cutting-edge problem areas such as privacy, contingent workers, managed care, and RICO.

 

The Fifth Edition contains three new chapters (Affordable Care Act, Disability Benefits, and Insured Benefits) and major revisions to many other chapters, including chapters on remedies, standard of review, jury trials, standing, enumerated parties, discovery, exhaustion of remedies, COBRA, interference with protected rights, managed care, ESOPs and 401(k) plans, and delinquent contributions. Significant Supreme Court cases discussed include Windsor (DOMA), Hobby Lobby (contraceptive coverage), McCutchen (equitable remedies), Dukes (class actions), Heimeshoff (statute of limitations), Fifth Third Bancorp (stock drop case), National Federation of Independent Business (PPACA), and Atlantic Marine Construction (forum selection clauses).


Supplement Information  

The new 2015 Supplement updates the Fifth Edition with highlights including:

  • Analysis of recent Supreme Court cases on retiree health,  and calculation of limitations periods for breach of fiduciary duty cases
  • Completely revised and expanded chapter on church, governmental, Indian Tribal governmental, and other plans excluded under ERISA
  • Comprehensive analysis of preemption, standing, post-Amara remedies, and standard of review in conflict cases
  • Expanded analysis of class action, statute of limitation, jurisdiction,  and venue cases
  • Up-to-date analysis of recent disability, managed care, 401(k) plans, and withdrawal liability

AUTHORS

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
Jayne E. Zanglein teaches law and public policy at Western Carolina University. Previously she served as Provost of the National Labor College and was the J. Hadley Edgar Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law. 

Lawrence A. Frolik teaches law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA.

Susan J. Stabile is the Robert and Marion Short Distinguished Chair in Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law. She was formerly the Dean George W. Matheson Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law. 

CONTENTS

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