Insurer’s Denial Of Benefits Supported By Evidence, Maryland Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — A disability insurer did not wrongfully terminate a claimant’s long-term disability benefits because the evidence, including a surveillance video of the claimant participating in a number of physical activities, does not support the subjective severity of the claimant’s condition, a Maryland federal judge said July 24 (Mario Realmuto v. Life Insurance Company of North America, No. 14-1386, D. Md.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96559).
(Opinion available. Document #17-150810-007Z.)
Beginning in 1988, Mario Realmuto was employed by Arrow Electronics Inc. as a staff accountant. Realmuto...