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Representative Cases and Articles

Rep cases:

Ducre v. SBC-Southwestern Bell, SA-04-CA-835XR

Dukes v. Metlife, SA-03-CA-0636-RF

Liebenguth v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, SA-05-CA-0482-RF

Verastegui vs. SBC Disability Income Plan, SA-03-CA-1104-WWJ

Atkins vs. Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan et al.
694 F. 3d 557 (5th Cir. 2012)

Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Country Oaks Apts. Ltd., 566 F.3d 452 (5th Cir. 2009)

Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of America v. Baptist Health Systems,
313 F.3d 295 (5th Cir. 2002)

Sanchez v. Life Ins. Co. of North America, 09-51010 (5th Cir. Sept. 1, 2010)

Porterfield v. Ethicon Inc., 183 F.3d 464 (5th Cir. 1999)

Lanclos Vs. United States
40 F. 4th 1352 (Fed. Cir. 2022)

Keys Vs. Bert Bell /Pete Rozelle NFL Player
Ret. Plan, 493F. Supp. 3d 1147
(M.D. Fla. 2020)

Keys Vs. Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan,
Case Nos. 20-14031 & 20-14664
(11th Cir., May 11, 2021)


Dahl, Jeffrey E.   “ERISA’s Claim Procedures and Non-Compliance: When Should Deference be Forfeited?”   Journal of Texas Insurance Law (Spring 2018)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “Forty Years of ERISA Jurisprudence: A Legacy of Limited Protections But the Steady Erosion of Contract Rights”  Journal of Texas Insurance Law (Fall 2015)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “Shortcomings of Defense Base Act Insurance-the Struggles of Two Young Interpreters”  Journal of Texas Insurance Law (Spring 2013)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “Building the Magnetic Shield: Investigations of ERISA’s Departure from its Original Purpose by Review of Disagreements Between the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme CourtJournal of Texas Insurance Law (Spring 2011)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “The NFL and ERISA:  Disabled Players Thrown for Another Loss”  Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law (State Bar of Texas) (Summer 2010)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “Exiled to ERISA’s Stark Terrain, My Revelation and Maria’s Sorrow”  Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law (State Bar of Texas) (Summer 2008)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “An Unwillingness to Live with Ambiguity: A Critical Review of Some Recent Fifth Circuit Insurance Coverage Decisions” Journal of Texas Consumer Law (Spring 2005)
Dahl, Jeffrey E.  “ERISA Preemption After Rush Prudential: Walking on the Rim of the Vortex”  Journal of Texas Consumer Law (Winter 2003)