California Federal Judge Allows Claimant To Supplement Record With Rebuttal Report

(September 11, 2015, 10:16 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on Aug. 25 granted a disability claimant’s motion to supplement the administrative report with her physician’s rebuttal to the results of an independent medical exam (IME) because the claimant was not provided with a copy of the IME report during the administrative appeal process as required by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ interpretation of the procedural regulations in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (Felanie L. Yancy v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, et al., No....
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