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Disability Onset Date Is Not Marked By 1st Physician Visit, 7th Circuit Panel Says

Mealey's (August 1, 2016, 11:38 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 27 reversed a district court’s ruling against a disability claimant after determining that it was not reasonable for the insurers to conclude that the date of the claimant’s first physician visit related to the disability determines the time when the disability commenced (Eric Berg v. New York Life Insurance Co. et al., No. 15-1410, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13656).

(Opinion available. Document #17-160808-023Z.)

Eric Berg filed suit in the U.S. District Court for...
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