California Court overturns Hartford’s denial of long term disability to plaintiff who suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and awards benefits without remand.
A Michigan disability attorney recently filed a federal lawsuit in the district court for the Eastern District of Michigan Southern Division against Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna). The Plaintiff, Bethany S., worked as a mortgage loan coordinator for Bank of America, thereby making her eligible for an employee welfare benefit plan that was insured and administered by Aetna.
In Bethany S. Vs Aetna Life Insurance Company, the Plaintiff is seeking the short-term and long-term disability benefits at the coverage levels promised under the terms of the Plan.
Cigna Corporation (Cigna) was sued in the Federal Courts of Maryland, Florida, and Pennsylvania by three Plaintiffs for long-term disability benefit violations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). All three cases claim that Cigna wrongfully denied the Plaintiffs their deserved long-term disability benefit payments as defined by their respective plans.
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.
Mr. Scott A. Boles, a former restaurant manager employed by Telesis, Inc., filed a complaint in the Nebraska court against Unum for denial of disability insurance benefits under two separate claims. Boles, employed to manage various Lazlos restaurants, was covered by the Group Long Term Disability Insurance Policy issued by Unum to Telesis, Inc in 2006. Boles had also purchased Disability Income Insurance Policy in 1994, and has paid all the premiums as necessitated by the contract.