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ERISA Litigation, Fifth Edition, with 2016 Cumulative 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.

 

MAIN VOLUME INFORMATION

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  

Highlights of the 2016 Cumulative Supplement include:

  • Discussion of recent Supreme Court cases including Amgen, Gobielle, and Montanile
  • Detailed case updates involving accidental death plans, church plans, disability plans, governmental plans, severance plans, healthcare plans (including retiree benefits), multi-employer plans, and pension plans
  • Review of recent decisions analyzing preemption, remedies, standard of review, standing, limitation periods, forum selection clauses, venue, and attorney fees
  • Examination of proposed disability regulations, cases decided under new federal discovery rules, and regulations under the ACA
  • Update on cases analyzing COBRA, retiree health benefits, and plan investments (including fee litigation and investments in employer stock)

 



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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