Articles Posted in California Disability Lawsuit

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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The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently ruled that a claimant, diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and insured under Aetna long-term disability and life insurance policies, qualified for benefits under the long-term disability insurance policy but did not qualify for waiver of premium benefits under the life insurance policy.
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Recently, three separate lawsuits were filed in California and Alabama against Unum Life Insurance Company of America for the improper termination or denial of long term disability benefits. For each of these individuals, the lawsuits, which were filed with the help of their respective disability lawyers, was their final hope to a just outcome after being denied benefits by Unum.
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Four plaintiffs have sued Unum Life Insurance Company Of America (Unum) in the District Courts of California, Michigan, and Massachusetts for the recovery of long-term disability benefits covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). In all four cases that were filed via the respective disability lawyers, Unum is accused of refusing to pay the Plaintiffs’ long-term disability claims under their respective plans.
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Four plaintiffs have sued Unum Life Insurance Company Of America (Unum) in the District Courts of California, Michigan, and Massachusetts for the recovery of long-term disability benefits covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). In all four cases that were filed via the respective disability lawyers, Unum is accused of refusing to pay the Plaintiffs’ long-term disability claims under their respective plans.
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Recently, a federal lawsuit was filed by a California disability lawyer against the Provident Life and Accident Insurance, Co. (Provident) and Unum Group (Unum). The Plaintiff, James M., M.D., worked as a Psychiatrist. Plaintiff applied for a disability insurance policy from Provident in or around December 1982.

Like many claimants, Dr. James M. was forced to file a lawsuit against Provident Life and Unum after being denied continued long term disability benefits.
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A California claimant and his California disability lawyer filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company of America in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on July 7, 2011 in an effort to force the insurer to pay his entitled disability benefits.

A beneficiary of a UNUM Life Insurance policy through the Electrical Workers Health and Welfare Trust for San Mateo County, Frances Q. became disabled on September 10, 2009. Frances returned to work in April 2010 and worked until he again became disabled in February 2011.
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A federal lawsuit was recently filed by a California disability lawyer in the U.S. District Court against the Unum Group (Unum) and the Northrop Grumman Group Employee Benefit Plans (Northrop Grumman). The Plaintiff, Hung N., worked as an engineer for Northrop Grumman, was denied long term disability benefits from Unum under a policy which was provided due to his employment. Due to this denial, the Plaintiff filed a disability lawsuit to recover payment of long-term disability insurance benefits.
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Two separate Plaintiffs have filed federal ERISA lawsuits in California against the Prudential Insurance Company of America for failing to pay disability benefits under ERISA regulations. In the cases that were filed with the help of their California disability attorneys, Prudential is alleged of wrongfully denying the claims of both Plaintiffs for long-term disability (LTD) benefits.
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A California disability attorney recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a Cardiologist who has been unable to fully perform the duties of his occupation since a bicycle accident left him with serious injuries. The Plaintiff filed this disability lawsuit to recover long-term disability benefits that were wrongfully denied by Unum.
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