Federal Judge Says Claimant Was Not Totally Disabled Under Terms Of Policy

Mealey's (January 8, 2016, 12:51 PM EST) -- CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina federal judge on Dec. 7 denied a disability claimant’s motion for summary judgment after determining that the claimant was not totally disabled under the policy at issue because she was still able to perform occupational duties that constituted 50 percent of her income (Roberta Karnofsky v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., No. 14-949, D. S.C.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163404).

(Opinion available. Document #17-160111-009R.)

Roberta Karnofsky filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina against...
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