Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment in ERISA Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 09/15/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment for plan participants in an ERISA matter.  Dupre v. Employee Benefit Servs. of La., Inc., No. 09-30990 (5th Cir. Sept. 2, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/09/09-30990.0.wpd.pdf.  Jennifer Dupre, a morbidly obese woman, planned to have gastric bypass surgery and sought coverage under the ERISA […]

Dallas discrimination attorney Report: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules for Employer in Religious Discrimination

/cdklawyers.com// 03/28/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment for an employer in a discrimination case.  Kretchmer v. Eveden Inc., No. 09-10556 (5th Cir. March 12, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/09/09-10556.0.wpd.pdf. The plaintiff sued his former employer for religious and age discrimination after being terminated from his position as a sales account executive.  […]

Dallas Business Litigation Attorney Keith Clouse Report on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal

/cdklawyers.com/Keith Clouse – Dallas Business Litigation AttorneyThe Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment in a Section 1981 race discrimination matter.  Blackston v. Wexford Health Sources Inc., No. 08-60855 (5th Cir. Nov. 16, 2009), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/08/08-60855.0.wpd.pdf.  Blackston, a white man, worked for a medical staffing contractor and served as a medical director […]