Claimant Failed To Prove He Was Unable To Perform Own Occupation, Judge Says
(December 3, 2015, 8:15 AM EST) -- BOSTON — Because a disability claimant did not offer substantial medical evidence that he was unable to perform his own occupation, a disability insurer’s termination of short-term disability benefits was not an abuse of discretion, a Massachusetts federal judge said Nov. 23 (Gregory Cannon v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-10512, D. Mass.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158668).
(Opinion available. Document #17-151207-005Z.)
Gregory Cannon, a pharmacist at a Massachusetts hospital, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against the...