No Error In Denial Of Claim For Short-Term Benefits, Federal Judge Says
(July 7, 2016, 4:29 PM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — A disability claims administrator did not abuse its discretion in denying a claim for short-term disability benefits because the decision was reasonable based on the available medical evidence, a Minnesota federal judge said June 29 (Cheryl L. Schultz, v. 3M Co. et al., No. 15-3062, D. Minn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85493).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160711-020Z.)
Cheryl Schultz worked at 3M Co. for 18 years, most recently as an inventory analyst. On Feb. 28, 2014, she stopped working because of back pain that had...