In Jarillo v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., Judge Michael M. Anello of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California held that plaintiff Marife Jarillo met her burden of proof and was entitled to benefits under the ERISA. For about eight years, Jarillo worked in the marketing department of the Sycuan Band of The Kumeyaay Nation (a federally recognized Native American tribe located near San Diego). In 2010, Jarillo injured her back at work while attempting to lift a heavy box.
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A medical diagnosis and medical records are needed to inform the insurance company of your medical condition. Just as important is documentation from your doctor to communicate the extent of your condition. In this video, attorney Gregory Dell & Stephen Jessup discuss how important it is to have a complete medical review and documentation to support your disability insurance claim.

California Court overturns Hartford’s denial of long term disability to plaintiff who suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and awards benefits without remand.

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