Insurer’s Benefits Denial Supported By Evidence, 6th Circuit Panel Affirms

(May 9, 2016, 1:45 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 4 affirmed a Kentucky federal judge’s finding that a disability insurer did not act arbitrarily or capriciously in terminating a claimant’s benefits based on the policy’s 24-month mental illness limitation (Yulunda Karen McAlister v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, No. 15-5801, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8374).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #17-160613-001Z.)

Yulunda McAlister filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky against Liberty Life Assurance Company of...
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