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The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time

President Obama might want to invite Chief Justice John Roberts to the White House for a “thank you” dinner! The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in King v. Burwell that upholds the Obama administration’s interpretation of language in the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) that concluded government subsidies to underwrite the cost of health […]

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ERISA damages—two bites off the same apple are impermissible

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued an en banc decision in Rochow v. Life Insurance Company of North America on March 5, 2015 that deals with the ability of a participant in a plan covered by ERISA to recover benefits due from that plan while simultaneously pursuing “other appropriate equitable relief” based on that […]

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