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Strang v. Ford Motor Company General Retirement Plan

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-528 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit erred in holding–in conflict with the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 8th, and 9th Circuits–that an ERISA claimant is barred from alleging a claim for breach of fiduciary duty under section 502(a)(3) of ERISA, 29 U.S.C. § 1132(a)(3), whenever that claimant has the opportunity to allege a claim for benefits under section 502(a)(1)(B) of ERISA, 29 U.S.C. § 1132(a)(1)(B). CVSG: 05/22/2018.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 05 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 9, 2017)
Oct 30 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 11, 2017.
Dec 11 2017Brief of respondents Ford Motor Company General Retirement Plan, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 27 2017Reply of petitioner Jennifer Strang filed.
Jan 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/19/2018.
Jan 22 2018The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 22 2018Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 01 2018Supplemental brief of petitioner Jennifer Strang filed.
Jun 05 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 25 2018Petition DENIED.