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133153P.pdf  12/18/2014  CeCelia Ibson  v.  United Healthcare Services
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   13-3153
   U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines   
[PUBLISHED] [Shepherd, Author, with Riley, Chief Judge, and Beam, Circuit Judge] Civil case - ERISA. Where defendant erroneously informed plaintiff's health care providers that she no longer had insurance coverage, her state court contract and negligence claims were preempted by ERISA; however, the district court erred in finding the the complaint was barred by a one-year limitations periods in the insurance policy, and the matter is remanded for further consideration of whether the three-year limitations period from another provision applies.
133544P.pdf  12/18/2014  United States  v.  Kenvis Norwood
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   13-3544
   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Kansas City   
[PUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Riley, Chief Judge, and Smith and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. The district court did not err in imposing sentencing enhancements under Guidelines Section 2B1.1(b)(10)(C) for sophisticated means or Guidelines Sec. 2B1.1(b)(11)(C)(i) for the unauthorized use of a means of identification.
141029P.pdf  12/18/2014  United States  v.  John Markert
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-1029
   U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul   
[PUBLISHED] [Loken, Author, with Bright and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Criminal Case - Opinion Issued for Immediate Release.