Articles Posted in Pennsylvania Disability Lawsuit

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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In a December 2, 2011 lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Sharon H. and her Pennsylvania disability attorney allege that CIGNA Group Insurance unjustly terminated Sharon H.’s disability benefits.
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A Pennsylvania disability attorney just filed a federal lawsuit against Liberty Life Assurance Company Of Boston International, Inc. (Liberty) and Comcast. The Plaintiff, Mary C., was employed by Comcast as a Change Management Analyst. Due to this employment, Plaintiff was entitled to short-term and long-term disability benefit payments from Comcast’s Comprehensive Health and Welfare Benefit Plan.

In Mary C. Vs. Liberty Life Assurance Company Of Boston International, Inc. and Comcast, Plaintiff seeks short-term and long-term disability benefits that were wrongfully withheld from her by Liberty and Comcast.
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Two Plaintiffs, due to being denied long-term disability benefits sued Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick) in two cases in the District Courts of Pennsylvania and North Carolina. In both cases filed through the respective plaintiffs’ disability attorneys, Sedgwick is accused of wrongfully denying long-term disability (LTD) benefits, as defined under the respective Plans, to the Plaintiffs.
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Bank of New York Mellon employee and two others were recently forced to file a lawsuit against Prudential after being denied disability benefits. With the help of disability attorneys from New York, Pennsylvania and South Carolina, each of these claimants will have their day in court.
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Mr. Miller received benefits for 8 years, before American Airlines wrongfully determined that he was no longer disabled. After a 5 year legal battle, Mr. Miller finally prevailed. In Miller vs. American Airlines, Inc.; American Airlines, Inc., Pilot Retirement Benefit Program Fixed Income Plan (A Plan); American Airlines, Inc., Pension Benefits Administration Committee, the plaintiff, a Pilot sued his employer, employee benefit plan, and plan administrator (collectively, herein known as “American”), alleging violation of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) based upon termination of his long-term disability benefits. Let us examine the Court of Appeal ruling in more detail.
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A Pennsylvania disability attorney recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a disabled office furniture salesman against the UNUM Life Insurance Company of America (UNUM) at the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. In James E. Stone v UNUM Life Insurance Company of America, the plaintiff alleged that UNUM’s agent, servant or employee had fraudulently or negligently misrepresented benefits of the disability policy that its agent, servant or employee sold to the plaintiff.
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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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