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11th Circuit: plan may seek reimbursement from conservator of trust.(News)(United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit)(Case note)
February 1, 2008 ... ATLANTA -- The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 15 that ERISA Section 502(a)(3) permits an ERISA plan to seek reimbursement of medical benefits it paid from a special needs trust in the possession of a conservator by suing the...

Participant seeks review in reimbursement suit, says not 'appropriate' relief.(News)(Case note)
February 1, 2008 ... WASHINGTON, D.C. -- An ERISA health plan participant is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' Aug. 31 ruling that the plan could properly seek reimbursement of all the medical expenses it paid from a...

Federal judge grants remand in reimbursement case; federal standing lacking.(News)(Tenet Health Systems Hospitals, Inc.)(Case note)
February 1, 2008 ... NEW ORLEANS -- A Louisiana federal judge on Jan. 14 granted hospitals' motion to remand to state court a reimbursement dispute against a health insurer, finding that the insurer had not proved that the hospitals could have brought their...

Restaurant owners ask Supreme Court to vacate stay in fair share case.(News)(Case overview)
February 1, 2008 ... WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A nonprofit association of restaurant owners petitioned U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on Feb. 8 for an order vacating the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' stay of a district court order striking down...

Texas law claims of unsafe workplace not preempted by ERISA.(News)
February 1, 2008 ... NEW ORLEANS -- ERISA does not preempt an employee's state law claims of negligence for failing to maintain a safe work environment, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 15 in reversing a district court judgment (Le Ann McAteer...