Attorneys Seek Information In Order to Prove Conflict of Interest Impacted Claim Denial

Another case appeared recently before the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division. It sheds light on motions to compel. We will look at the background behind the motion before looking at how the Court evaluated the need for discovery into a disability insurance company’s claims decision process. This case is another example of how a disability insurance company will fight with great effort to hide their potentially unreasonable claims handling activities.

BP Corporation of North America employed Clifford Hall for 27 years as a process operator. On December 1, 2007 he was involved in the motor vehicle accident that caused serious neck and back injuries and a traumatic brain injury as well. He worked his last day at BP the next day.

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