California Court overturns Hartford’s denial of long term disability to plaintiff who suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and awards benefits without remand.
Rachel Alters and Cesar Gavidia discuss the IME Exam required by the Hartford disability insurance company. This information is applicable to IME exams requested by most disability insurance companies.
Jannette Neal filed a lawsuit against Hartford Life Group Insurance Company in the United States District Court of the Western District of Arkansas, challenging the insurer’s decision to deny her long-term disability benefits. As a result of a lack of medical support from her treating physicians, Ms. Neal’s denial of disability benefits by Hartford was upheld by the Arkansas court.