Termination Of Benefits Was Reasonable, Majority Of 9th Circuit Panel Determines
(November 2, 2016, 12:10 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The majority of a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 28 denied a disability claimant’s motion for rehearing and reiterated that the termination of the claimant’s benefits was reasonable because the claimant did not undergo an independent medical exam as requested by the insurer and as required under the plan (Curtis F. Lee v. ING Groep, N.V., et al., No. 14-15848, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 19513).
(Unpublished order available. Document #17-161114-019R.)