Unfortunately for employees of AT&T, if you are disabled you will be forced to deal with Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. ("Sedgwick"). Sedgwick is a third party administrator that has been hired to administer and make claim decisions on AT&T short term and long term disability claims. The AT&T disability benefit plan is written with
An Illinois disability attorney, on behalf of a FedEx employee, recently filed a lawsuit at the District Court for the Northern District Of Illinois against the Life Insurance Company of North America (now part of CIGNA Group) for wrongfully classifying the post of a Line Haul Manager as a sedentary occupation thereby resulting in the…
Cigna attempted to deny lifetime disability benefits for a claimant suffering from a psychiatric organic brain disorder, but the district court of Colorado disagreed. Following a remand from the court of appeals, which ruled the district court had erred by considering evidence outside the “administrative record,” the district court nonetheless reaffirmed its ruling in plaintiff’s favor after carefully considering all of the evidence in the record and analyzing each of the medical opinions presented.
Continue Reading CIGNA’S Attempt To Limit Claimant To A Maximum Of 2 Years Of Long-Term Disability Benefits Limitation For An Organic Brain Disorder Such As Bi-Polar Is Reversed By The District Court
Attorneys Dell & Schaefer has filed a long-term disability breach of contract lawsuit in federal court against Conneticut General Life Insurance Company (“Connecticut General”) seeking lifetime disability benefits. Our client, a former floor trader on the American Stock Exchange, was disabled due to bipolar disorder, a sickness, from March 1995 until April 2006.
Continue Reading Former Financial Trader Files Lawsuit Against Connecticut General Life Insurance (Metlife) Seeking Lifetime Long-Term Disability Benefits