Articles Posted in Illinois Disability Lawsuit

Richard R. and his Illinois disability attorney filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in Illinois on December 9, 2010 against his employer and AETNA Life Insurance Company for long term disability benefits. A Weston Engineering Inc. employee since July 6, 2009, Richard R., a headache sufferer since he was a teenager, complained to his family doctor of intensification of his headache problems. Consequently, Richard R.’s doctor increased Richard R.’s pain medication to try to remedy the situation.
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An Illinois disability attorney and his client, Joan W. filed a lawsuit against Aetna Life Insurance Company on October 27, 2011 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division for the insurer’s unlawful actions in regards to the claimant employee’s disability benefits calculations.

Joan W., a 49-year-old Illinois woman, worked for Accenture as a senior project manager until March 8, 2002. In 2002, Joan W. ceased working due to sustaining a closed head injury when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Her closed head injury causes Joan W. to suffer from “chronic seizure disorder, cervical fractures with fusion of C2 through C5 with associated radiculopathy and traumatic brain injury.”
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Employed as an Actuary for some 20 years by Milliman, Inc. Deborah G., through her Illinois disability attorney filed a lawsuit against Standard Insurance Company for the insurer’s failure to provide her with her entitled disability benefits. Considered an employee benefits plan, Deborah G.’s Standard Life disability benefits were denied to her after she was forced to cease working due to a fractured hip, which caused her to suffer from severe pain as well as fatigue, low stamina, insomnia, daytime somnolence and complications caused from diabetes.
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Claimants for disability benefits under employee welfare benefits issued or administered by the Prudential Insurance Company (Prudential), recently took up legal action against Prudential in Florida, Illinois and Michigan due to its failure and refusal to pay three different claimants their disability benefits. We will discuss three cases filed against Prudential in the past week.
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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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Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) finds itself in court having to defend against two separate lawsuits for denying long-term disability benefit payments to two different claimants.

Richard Timms of Minnesota filed an ERISA lawsuit against Prudential with the help of his Minnesota disability lawyer in United States District Court in the District of Minnesota because Prudential denied Mr. Timms’ claim for long-term disability benefit payments.
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Recently, four separate lawsuits were filed at the District Court level against the UNUM Life Insurance Company of America (UNUM) by plaintiffs all over the country. Lawsuits were by disability insurance lawyers in the states of Florida, Illinois Alabama, and South Carolina. The civil actions were instituted against UNUM seeking the recovery of benefits under the various employee welfare benefits plans that it had underwritten and administered and falls within the ambit of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
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