Denial Of Benefits Was Reasonable Based On Evidence, 6th Circuit Panel Says

Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 10:29 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A disability insurer’s denial of long-term disability benefits was reasonable based on the substantial amount of evidence showing that the claimant was not disabled until after he was no longer covered under the disability plan at issue, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Oct. 4 (James J. Connelly v. Standard Insurance Co., No. 16-3036, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 18214).

(Unpublished opinion available.  Document #17-161114-001Z.)

James Connelly filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act in the U.S. District Court...
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