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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/05/2004
  • Published 04/05/2004

Judges

  • JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:, Before SMITH, DeMOSS and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.