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Computer Was Not A Material Duty Of Claimant’s Job, Illinois Federal Judge Says

(September 11, 2015, 8:46 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — Because a disability claimant failed to show that he lost any income as a result of his inability to carry a harness-based computer, an insurer’s denial of benefits was not made in error, an Illinois federal judge said Aug. 26 in granting the insurer’s motion for summary judgment (Stephen Dorf v. Standard Insurance Co., as successor to Minnesota Life Insurance Co., No. 13-6479, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113334).

(Opinion available. Document #17-150914-011Z.)

Stephen Dorf worked as a trader in the soybean-oil pit...
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