There is no single medical test that can confirm the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. For many patients it can take over a year before your doctor diagnoses you with chronic fatigue syndrome.
In this recent case out of California, the Plaintiff previously worked in IT for the Capital Group Companies. However, he was forced to stop working on February 2, 2011, due to chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Through his employer, the former IT employee had long term disability coverage under a Policy with Reliance Standard. After applying […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]