Insurer Did Not Abuse Discretion In Denying Claims, N.C. Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (July 17, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT) -- GREENSBORO, N.C. — A disability insurer did not abuse its discretion in denying a claim for short-term and long-term disability benefits because the objective medical evidence supported the insurer’s decision, a North Carolina federal judge said July 10 (Donna Lohr v. UnitedHealth Group Inc., No. 12-718, M.D. N.C.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89525).

(Opinion available. Document #17-150810-003Z.)

Donna Lohr filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina against UnitedHealth Group Inc. after...
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