Evidence Does Not Support Finding That Condition Improved, Appeals Panel Says
(September 3, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — Because there is no evidence supporting the finding that a disability claimant’s back pain improved after a certain date, a disability insurer wrongfully denied the claimant’s benefits, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Aug. 14 in reversing a district court’s opinion (Melissa McKenna v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 14-2445, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14579).