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With Americans spending more time at home due to Covid-19-related lockdowns this past year, they weren't just busy perfecting their sourdough recipes and TikTok dance videos. It seems they also had time to dig into their 401(k) plans, and many didn't like what they saw. 2020 was a bumper year for litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the statute that governs 401(k)s and other retirement plans.

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