9th Circuit Vacates, Remands Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
(December 21, 2015, 8:13 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A decision by an administrator for Southern California Edison Company’s Long Term Disability Plan to deny a participant long-term disability (LTD) benefits was vacated and remanded by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 7 (William Barnett v. Southern California Edison Company Long Term Disability Plan, No. 13-16925, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 21179).
(Decision available. Document #54-160113-007Z.)
Although it remains unclear that the administrator abused its discretion when determining that there was a reasonable job plaintiff William Barnett could...