Kentucky Federal Judge: Evidence Shows Claimant Could Perform Other Occupations
(September 29, 2016, 9:36 AM EDT) -- OWENSBORO, Ky. — A disability insurer did not act arbitrarily and capriciously in terminating a claimant’s long-term disability (LTD) benefits because the evidence shows that the claimant was not totally disabled and was able to perform other occupations, a Kentucky federal judge said Sept. 26 (Sabrina Austin-Conrad v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co., No. 14-127, W.D. Ky.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131047).
(Opinion available. Document #17-161010-013Z.)
Sabrina Austin-Conrad was a registered nurse at the Trover Regional Medical Clinic in Kentucky beginning in 1991. In 2006, Austin-Conrad...