Ohio Federal Judge Says Disability Insurer’s Denial Of Benefits Was Reasonable

(January 28, 2016, 11:54 AM EST) -- DAYTON, Ohio — A disability insurer did not act arbitrarily or capriciously in denying a claim for long-term disability benefits because the insurer provided a reasonable explanation for its denial and the claimant’s diagnosis of multiple sclerosis did not mean he could not perform the material duties of his occupation as an attorney, an Ohio federal judge said Jan. 26 (Curtis F. Slaton Esq. v. Standard Insurance Co., No. 14-269, S.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9079).

(Opinion available. Document #17-160208-005Z.)

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