Articles Posted in Prudential Disability Claim

In the case of Chris Lenwell Vs the Prudential Insurance Company Of America; Morrison & Foerster, LLP Long Term Disability Plan, filed at the District Court for the Northern District of California by a California disability attorney, the plaintiff brought a civil action against the Prudential Insurance Company Of America (Prudential) for allegedly violating the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
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In the recent case of Victoria Haner Vs The Prudential Insurance Company Of America And Crestwood Behavioral Health Employee Benefit Plan, filed by a California disability attorney at the District Court for the Southern District of California, the plaintiff Victoria Haner is seeking a declaration from the Court that she meets the definition of disability and thus is entitled to disability benefits under an employee benefit plan issued and administered by the Prudential Insurance Company Of America (Prudential).
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In Cheryl Lynn Alexander v. The Prudential Insurance Company of America et. al., Cheryl Alexander and her California disability lawyer have filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of the Central District of California in an attempt to procure Alexander’s disability benefits, statutory damages, attorneys’ fees, interest, and costs. Filing her claim under the authority of ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974), Alexander has asked the Court to force Prudential to comply with its obligation to pay her disability benefits pursuant to the insurance plan she has with Prudential.
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A disability attorney in the state of Georgia recently filed a lawsuit against the Prudential Insurance Company of America in the Gainesville Division of the United States District Court. The plaintiff, Robert Lucas, is seeking payment of the remainder of his short-term disability benefits followed by long-term disability benefits from Prudential Insurance Company of America as part a welfare benefit package with his employer, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
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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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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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John A. Stremlau and his disability lawyers filed suit against Prudential Insurance Company of America and Anheuser Busch Companies, Inc. in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri under ERISA to petition the Court for recovery of disability benefits he is due via his employee insurance program with his employer Anheuser Busch Company, Inc. In the disability insurance lawsuit, Stremlau’s disability attorneys outline and provide evidence of claims that Prudential and Anheuser Busch breached their fiduciary duties by denying Stremlau his benefits and asks the Court to order Prudential and Anheuser to provide Stremlau with his disability benefits and compensate him for Court costs and attorneys’ fees.
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After exhausting all her ERISA disability administrative remedies, Mary L. Elchinger, a registered nurse, filed a lawsuit through her Ohio disability attorney at the Common Pleas Court of Franklin County Ohio against Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) to seek relief from the court for Prudential denying her claim for long term disability benefits under an employer sponsored long term disability insurance plan.
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Robert Hamill has been denied his long term disability benefits since August 2009. Having exhausted all avenues of collection of his disability benefits, Hamill and his disability attorney filed a lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Company on February 14, 2011 in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Richmond.

Prudential was served the complaint on March 10, 2011 and promptly responded by removing Robert Hamill v. Prudential Insurance Company of America from the Supreme Court of the State of New York to the United States Eastern District Court of New York, stating that federal court was the proper venue for trying this case. As a case that involves long term disability benefits under a group employee benefit plan, ERISA provisions govern Hamill’s lawsuit, making the lawsuit’s original jurisdiction a federal court matter.
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