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Great-West Life and Annuity Ins. v. Knudson

Docket No.: 99-1786
Argued: October 1, 2001
Decided: January 20, 2002

Topics:

Employee Retirement Income Security, Economic Activity, Administrative Procedure, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Commerce Clause, EPA, ERISA, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Indian Reorganization Act, Internal Revenue Code, Jury Trial, Medicaid, National Labor Relations Act, Seventh Amendment, Title VII, equitable relief, fiduciary obligations, preemption

Petitioner: Great-West Life and Annuity Ins.
Respondent: Knudson

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 208 F.3d 221
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


534 U.S. 204 (2002)
Question:

Does the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 authorize a suit to enforce a reimbursement provision by a health plan to recover from a beneficiary any proceeds paid by a third party?

Great-West Life and Annuity Ins. v. Knudson
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 01, 2001

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Knudson, 4 vote(s) against
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