MCGOWIN v. MANPOWER INT'L, INC., 03-41201
Plaintiff's state law fraud and conspiracy claims are preempted by ERISA; she seeks a determination of her eligibility under an ERISA plan, and prays for relief specifically provided by ERISA section 502(a)(1)(B). Dismissal for failure to exhaust administrative remedies is affirmed.
- Decided 04/05/2004
- Published 04/05/2004
- JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:, Before SMITH, DeMOSS and STEWART, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Jane Swearingen Brown, Provost Umphrey, Beaumont, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Robert J. Hambright, Orgain, Bell & Tucker, Beaumont, TX, David Michael Rivet, Exxon Mobil Corp., Houston, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.