Articles Posted in Anxiety Disability Claim

On August 25, 2011, Spencer Quarries’ employee Charles Y. and his Kentucky disability attorney filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky at Paducah after Charles was denied disability benefits.
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Mr. Miller received benefits for 8 years, before American Airlines wrongfully determined that he was no longer disabled. After a 5 year legal battle, Mr. Miller finally prevailed. In Miller vs. American Airlines, Inc.; American Airlines, Inc., Pilot Retirement Benefit Program Fixed Income Plan (A Plan); American Airlines, Inc., Pension Benefits Administration Committee, the plaintiff, a Pilot sued his employer, employee benefit plan, and plan administrator (collectively, herein known as “American”), alleging violation of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) based upon termination of his long-term disability benefits. Let us examine the Court of Appeal ruling in more detail.
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A New Jersey disability attorney, on behalf of a disability claimant, recently filed a lawsuit at the District Court for the District Of New Jersey against the Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company (Provident) and Unum Group (Unum) under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) for allegedly adopting unreasonable claims procedure in denying the plaintiff’s claim for disability benefits.
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