High Court Wants SG's Take On RJ Reynolds ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked for the U.S. solicitor general's input on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s appeal of a Fourth Circuit decision to revive an Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action accusing it of mismanaging its retirement plan after it spun off from RJR Nabisco Inc.

In a brief order, the high court invited the solicitor general to file a brief expressing the views of the United States in the case. RJR is challenging an August ruling by the Fourth Circuit that undid a lower court's dismissal of retiree Richard Tatum's suit over $50 million allegedly lost to...

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