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Employment – ERISA – Long- Term Disability – Back Pain (access required)

A former production supervisor who contends he suffers from disabling chronic back pain loses his suit for long-term disability benefits under his employee-benefit plan, which denied LTD benefits based on record evidence that the claimant retained the residual capacity to perform more sedentary work. Regardless whether there is a conflict of interest, a plan administrator is ...