Kentucky Federal Judge Says Disability Insurer’s Offset Was Permitted Under Policy
(May 19, 2017, 11:41 AM EDT) -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky federal judge on May 16 granted a disability insurer’s motion to dismiss after determining that the insurer did not act arbitrarily and capriciously by offsetting the claimant’s benefits amount with income the claimant earned as a political consultant (Oliver H. Barber III, et al., v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., No. 17-34, W.D. Ky., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74005).
(Opinion available. Document #17-170612-022Z.)
Oliver H. Barber III was employed as a business litigation attorney with the firm of Stites & Harbison. ...