Judge Awards Insurer More Than $53,000 In Long-Term Disability Payments

Mealey's (August 30, 2016, 1:38 PM EDT) -- WORCESTER, Mass. — Although a federal judge in Massachusetts expressed concerns with how an estimate of overpayment of long-term disability payments was reached and how “narrow a view” an instruction on remand was regarding allocation of permanent scarring benefits in a related personal injury settlement, the judge on Aug. 25 ruled that an insurer was entitled to recovery of $53,292.80 in benefit overpayment from its insured in an insurance breach of contract and bad faith lawsuit (Rachel C. Sugalski v. The Paul Revere Life Insurance Co.,...
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