Articles Posted in Unum Disability Claim

Four plaintiffs have sued Unum Life Insurance Company Of America (Unum) in the District Courts of California, Michigan, and Massachusetts for the recovery of long-term disability benefits covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). In all four cases that were filed via the respective disability lawyers, Unum is accused of refusing to pay the Plaintiffs’ long-term disability claims under their respective plans.
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Recently, a federal lawsuit was filed by a California disability lawyer against the Provident Life and Accident Insurance, Co. (Provident) and Unum Group (Unum). The Plaintiff, James M., M.D., worked as a Psychiatrist. Plaintiff applied for a disability insurance policy from Provident in or around December 1982.

Like many claimants, Dr. James M. was forced to file a lawsuit against Provident Life and Unum after being denied continued long term disability benefits.
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A California claimant and his California disability lawyer filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company of America in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on July 7, 2011 in an effort to force the insurer to pay his entitled disability benefits.

A beneficiary of a UNUM Life Insurance policy through the Electrical Workers Health and Welfare Trust for San Mateo County, Frances Q. became disabled on September 10, 2009. Frances returned to work in April 2010 and worked until he again became disabled in February 2011.
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Three lawsuits were recently filed against Unum in the states of Missouri, South Carolina and Texas after three claimants were denied disability benefits. With the help of disability attorneys, employees of J. Crew, Time Warner Cable, and a Texas Hospital will have their cases heard in Federal District Court. Let’s take a closer look at each case:
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On August 25, 2011, Spencer Quarries’ employee Charles Y. and his Kentucky disability attorney filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky at Paducah after Charles was denied disability benefits.
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A federal lawsuit was recently filed by a California disability lawyer in the U.S. District Court against the Unum Group (Unum) and the Northrop Grumman Group Employee Benefit Plans (Northrop Grumman). The Plaintiff, Hung N., worked as an engineer for Northrop Grumman, was denied long term disability benefits from Unum under a policy which was provided due to his employment. Due to this denial, the Plaintiff filed a disability lawsuit to recover payment of long-term disability insurance benefits.
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On August 17, 2001, John H. and his Texas disability attorney filed a lawsuit against UNUM Life Insurance Company of America in Federal Court in an effort to secure John H.’s disability benefits, both short term and long term, under the Employee Retirement Insurance Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

While employed by ION Geophysical, John H. was covered under a UNUM group disability benefits policy that was effective for John H. as of January 1, 2005. And, since John H. was employed by ION Geophysical at the time of his disability, UNUM is obliged to provide him with disability benefits, but has failed to do so.
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A California disability attorney recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a Cardiologist who has been unable to fully perform the duties of his occupation since a bicycle accident left him with serious injuries. The Plaintiff filed this disability lawsuit to recover long-term disability benefits that were wrongfully denied by Unum.
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Recently, one disabled employee of the New York – Presbyterian Hospital filed a lawsuit against the First Unum Life Insurance Company for wrongful termination of long term disability benefits under the Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
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