An ERISA plan must reinstate an employee’s long term disability benefits because a conflict of interest unduly influenced the decision to terminate them, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.Read More »
An ERISA plan could deny disability benefits based on a pre-existing condition clause – even though the illness for which its insured sought coverage had not been correctly diagnosed before the effective date of the policy, the 3rd Circuit has ...Read More »
An employee may be denied accidental disability benefits for an on-the-job injury because his responsibilities were modified to accommodate his injury, thereby revising the essential duties of his job, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled.Read More »
An employee was wrongfully denied long-term disability benefits for injuries suffered in two automobile accidents – even though she didn’t apply for benefits until months after she was fired for allegedly poor performance, the 6th Circuit has ruled in affirming ...
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