In the matter Thurber v. Aetna, Aetna brought a counterclaim against Thurber for the return of overpaid short-term disability benefits pursuant to ERISA 29 USC §1132 (a)(3), which authorizes civil actions brought to obtain appropriate equitable relief to enforce any provisions of this subchapter or the terms of the plan. Thurber had an auto accident and was receiving no fault insurance benefits and STD payment. Thurber’s STD policy stated that benefit paid by a n-fault auto insurance company would offset the STD benefit. Aetna paid the STD benefits and sought an overpayment for any funds paid by the auto insurance carrier.Continue Reading Aetna is Entitled to Reimbursement of Overpaid Disability Insurance Benefits from Claimant Involved in Car Accident

Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna) was recently sued in three cases in the Federal Courts of Oregon, Tennessee, and Missouri by three separate Plaintiffs due to the wrongful denial of long-term disability benefits as covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). All three cases claim that Aetna wrongfully denied the rightful long-term disability

 Product Analyst, Nancy W., 49, and her Arizona disability attorney filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona on October 26, 2011 against her employer Intel Corporation, Aetna Life Insurance Company and Reed Group (the administrator of Intel’s Aetna Plan) to force them to provide her with her entitled