Labor Secretary Urges 2nd Circuit To Find Claim Was Properly ‘Deemed Denied’

(August 5, 2016, 10:05 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — In a June 9 amicus curiae brief, the U.S. secretary of Labor urged the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold a district court’s ruling that a disability claim was properly “deemed denied,” noting that reversing the ruling could significantly undermine the secretary’s regulations governing benefit claims (Janet Solnin v. Sun Life and Health Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-3921, 2nd Cir.).

(Amicus curiae brief available. Document #17-160808-039B.)

Janet Solnin worked as an assistant manager for Reliance Federal Savings Bank. She was...
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