Pennsylvania Court holds that Reliance Standard’s failure to conduct an in-person independent medical examination of a plaintiff suffering from depression/anxiety was an abuse of discretion.
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Spencer Quarries’ Employee Sues UNUM for Disability Benefits
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.
Northrop Grumman Engineer Suffering From Declining Health Sues Unum For Termination Of Disability Benefits
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 […]
Suit Filed against UNUM Life Alleges Wrongful Denial of Disability Benefits
On August 17, 2001, John H. and his Texas disability attorney filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company of America in Federal Court in an effort to secure John H.’s disability benefits, both short term and long term, under the Employee Retirement Insurance Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). While employed by ION Geophysical, John […]
UNUM Sued in Four Separate Disability Benefits Lawsuits in Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, and Massachusetts
Unum Life Insurance Company was recently sued in four separate lawsuits in four different states after denying disabled employees long term disability benefits. Lets take a closer look at each case:
The separation of mental health and physical health benefits
This whole separation of mental health and physical health benefits was changed in the Mental Health Parity Law. It did not reach as far as disability benefits, but I do not believe that it is right.
Cardiologist Denied Disability Benefits Files Lawsuit Against Unum
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.