Termination Of Benefits Was Reasonable Based On Evidence, Federal Judge Says
(March 10, 2016, 11:15 AM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — A disability insurer did not abuse its discretion in terminating a claimant’s short-term disability benefits because the insurer’s decision was reasonable based on the available medical evidence and medical opinions, a Missouri federal judge said March 7 (Lisa Jones v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-338, E.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28503).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160314-011Z.)
Lisa Jones was employed by The Boeing Co. as a business and planning analyst, which required sedentary level duties. Jones was covered under Boeing’s...