Articles Posted in Fibromyalgia Disability Claim

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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An Illinois disability attorney recently filed a lawsuit against the Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA) at the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In Deborah Shepherd Vs. Life Insurance Company Of North America, A Cigna Company, the plaintiff Deborah Shepherd alleged that LINA acted with specific bias and contrary to the fiduciary duties owed to the Plaintiff by denying her claim for long term disability LTD benefits and is seeking remedies through the Court. Let’s have a closer look at the case.
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Recently, three different lawsuits were filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) for denial of disability insurance benefits against the Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) at the District Court of the United States. In all three cases filed through the respective plaintiffs’ disability attorney, Prudential was alleged to have wrongfully denied the respective plaintiffs their claim for long term disability (LTD) benefits.
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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.
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Having to live with chronic pain as result of a work related injury can, at best, make life difficult for a person. Living with chronic pain that renders a person completely and totally disabled along with the added emotional and mental stress of trying to make a claim for short-term and long-term disability benefits can be a nightmare. Such is the case with JoAnn Alexander, a former Met life agency director, whom became disabled on August 31, 2006 due to chronic shoulder pain as result of spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, and cervical radiculopathy. Ms. Alexander terminated her employment with MetLife on March 22, 2007. Shortly thereafter, she applied for short-term disability benefits in accordance with the plan she had while she was working for MetLife.
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