Pennsylvania Federal Judge: Claimant Is Not Totally Disabled As Defined In Plan

(February 3, 2016, 12:41 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania federal judge on Feb. 2 denied a disability claimant’s motion for summary judgment on the basis that the claimant did not meet the plan’s definition of total disability as he has the ability to perform a sedentary job for at least 25 hours a week (Yuri Sirko v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., No. 15-21, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11993).

(Opinion available. Document #17-160208-011Z.)

Yuri Sirko filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act in the U.S. District Court for...
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