U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari In Claimant’s Disability Suit

(October 5, 2015, 1:32 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 5 denied certiorari in a disability claimant’s suit alleging that the disability insurer wrongfully terminated her benefits under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (Rachael Cook v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 14-1449, U.S. Sup.).

Rachael Cook filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Aetna Life Insurance Co., alleging that Aetna improperly terminated her long-term disability (LTD) benefits under ERISA.

The District Court granted Aetna’s motion for summary...
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