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U.S. Airways v. McCutchen

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Other Cases
Question Presented Whether the Third Circuit correctly held - in conflict with the Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Eleventh, and D.C. Circuits - that ERISA Section 502(a)(3) authorizes courts to use equitable principles to rewrite contractual language and refuse to order participants to reimburse their plan for benefits paid, even where the plan's terms give it an absolute right to full reimbursement.
Lower Court's Decision yes
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 15 April, 2013.

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