Disability Blog & Cases:
Office Depot employee files suit against employer and Aetna for unpaid disability benefits

An Office Depot employee and her Georgia disability attorney filed suit against her employer and Aetna Life Insurance for unpaid disability benefits on November 3, 2011 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Disability Blog & Cases:
Northwestern Mutual sued by shareholder attorney for underpaying and denying long-term disability benefits

A Washington disability attorney filed a federal lawsuit in the District Court serving the Western District Court of Washington at Seattle against Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (Northwestern). The Plaintiff, Scott D., worked as a shareholder attorney at

Finding itself named as the defendant in multiple lawsuits throughout the United States this summer, Aetna Life Insurance has a lot of denied and terminated long term disability benefit claims to answer for in District Courts.

Case 1: Aetna Life Lawsuit in Georgia

Donald W. and his Georgia disability attorney filed a lawsuit in the

The Aetna Life Insurance Company (AETNA) was recently sued in three separate cases in Florida and Texas for denying claims for disability insurance benefits under employee welfare benefit plans that was administered by it. Let us have a closer look at the circumstances of the different cases below.

Lawsuits filed by Bank of America employees

Disability Blog & Cases:
Oregon Judge orders Standard Insurance Company to pay disability insurance benefits beyond the 24 month mental disorder limitation

In James F. Kitterman Vs Standard Insurance Company and Standard Select Trust Insurance Plans, the plaintiff, through his Oregon disability attorney, brought an ERISA action against the Standard Insurance Company (Standard) seeking

Debra Letvinuck sued Aetna in District Court after Aetna denied her short-term and long-term disability benefits. After the District Court concluded that Aetna did not abuse its discretion in denying Letvinuck benefits, Letvinuck appealed to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Aetna both funds and administers the Plan’s long-term disability benefits.

Aetna’s dual role rendered