In a recent long-term disability case against The Standard Insurance Company the court granted specific discovery request in order to further explore The Standard’s potential conflict of interest. The Standard objected to all questions that the claimant’s disability attorney had asked with regard to The Standard’s potential bias and conflict of interest. Prior to granting the disability claimant’s specific interrogatories sent to The Standard, the federal judge noted previous information which showed a bias in the working relationship between the Standard and the physicians that they hired to review long-term disability claims.

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