Offset Was Not Abuse Of Discretion, California Federal Judge Determines
(July 8, 2016, 11:03 AM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — A disability plan administrator did not abuse its discretion in offsetting a claimant’s long-term disability benefits to account for Social Security disability income (SSDI) benefits that she receives for her dependents, a California federal judge said June 14 in granting the plan’s motion for summary judgment (Susan Rene Jones v. Life Insurance Company of North America et al., No. 08-3971, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77409).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160711-024Z.)
Susan Rene Jones filed suit in the U.S. District Court for...