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A federal court could not apply equitable principles to rewrite contractual language in an ERISA plan it deemed unfair. See “Courts can’t rewrite contract language in ERISA plan” U.S. Supreme Court. US Airways v. McCutchen, No. 11-1285. April 16, 2013. ...

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ERISA plan’s reimbursement rights limited

An ERISA plan’s right to obtain reimbursement from an insured’s personal injury settlement is subject to the equitable defense of unjust enrichment, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in reversing a $66,900 judgment.

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