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Dropped ERISA Claim Allows Return to State Court (access required)

An insurance agent who sued his former employer in state court for defamation and breach of contract, but faced removal to federal court after his amended complaint also alleged an ERISA claim under a deferred compensation plan, can amend his complaint in federal court to jettison the ERISA claim and have the case remanded to ...