North Carolina Federal Judge Says Claimant’s Disability Benefits Must Be Reinstated

Mealey's (January 13, 2017, 10:27 AM EST) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Because a disability insurer did not rebut a claimant’s medical evidence with its own substantial evidence, terminating the claimant’s disability benefits was not reasonable and the claimant’s benefits must be reinstated, a North Carolina federal judge said Dec. 27 (Joseline Montero v. Bank of America Long-Term Disability Plan, et al,, No. 15-519, W.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178724)....

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