Denial Of Benefits Was Not Arbitrary And Capricious, Ohio Federal Judge Says
(September 9, 2016, 9:55 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A disability insurer’s termination of a long-term disability (LTD) claim was not arbitrary and capricious because the insurer’s decision was well reasoned and supported by substantial medical evidence, an Ohio federal judge said Aug. 26 (Kevin E. Demeritt v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, No. 15-146, S.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114760).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160912-023Z.)
Kevin Demeritt filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston under the Employee Retirement...