Denial Of Benefits Was Arbitrary And Capricious, Illinois Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (March 10, 2016, 1:43 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — A disability insurer’s denial of benefits was arbitrary and capricious because the insurer failed to adequately explain why and how it concluded that the claimant was unable to perform the duties of her occupation for 180 continuous days as required by the plan at issue, an Illinois federal judge said March 7 (Cheri Green v. Sun Life Assurance Co., No. 14-4095, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28419).
(Opinion available. Document #17-160314-015Z.)
Cheri Green filed suit against Sun Life Assurance Co. in the U.S....