Disability Claimant Was Capable Of Sedentary Work, 11th Circuit Panel Affirms

Mealey's (July 6, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A disability insurer’s decision to terminate a claimant’s long-term disability benefits was not de novo wrong, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed July 1, noting that the insurer’s decision was supported by the evidence (Rassekh Sobh v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co., No. 15-15586, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 12144).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #17-160711-011Z.)

Rassekh Sobh worked for JPMorgan Chase Bank (Chase) as a technical operations lead and had long-term disability coverage as a participant in an employee welfare...
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