|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|21-1266||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issue: Whether the beneficiary of an employee benefits plan can bring an equitable estoppel claim under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act based on misrepresentations at variance with the terms of the plan.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 06 2022||Application (21A305) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 14, 2022 to March 16, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Jan 10 2022||Application (21A305) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until March 16, 2022.|
|Mar 15 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 18, 2022)|
|Apr 18 2022||Brief of respondent National Oilwell Varco, L.P. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 22 2022||Reply of petitioner Erica Talasek filed.|
|May 03 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/19/2022.|
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