The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision in June 2019 involving an Illinois woman who was denied long-term (LTD) and short-term disability (STD) benefits from her insurance carrier, United of Omaha Life Insurance Company. The appeal focused on deficiencies in the analysis of both the insurance company and the district court in determining whether the claimant should […]
Three Plaintiffs filed lawsuits in the Federal Courts of Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Arkansas against Liberty Life Assurance Company Of Boston (Liberty) for the improper denial of long-term disability benefits. All three cases allege that Liberty wrongfully withheld the payment of long-term disability benefits as defined by their respective policies.
After receiving benefits for 24 months, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada decided to terminate the long term disability benefits being paid to a woman formerly employed by Westminister Services, Inc. With the help of her Florida disability attorney, the Plaintiff filed an ERISA lawsuit to recover these wrongfully denied benefits.
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 […]