Complex ERISA Cases Rest on Identifying Underlying Injury

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently ruled on a case we previously discussed on our site, Manuel v. Turner Industries Group, LLC, et al. The Fifth Circuit upheld the district court’s dismissal of Manuel’s ERISA § 502(a)(3) claims because they could have been brought under ERISA § 502(a)(1)(B). This case reminds us of the complexities of ERISA cases and the importance of identifying the underlying injury in the case. Read more about the Fifth Circuit’s ruling and the practical lessons learned from this case.