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Employment – ERISA – Disability Benefits – Custodian's Multiple Ailments (access required)

An employee disability plan administrator's focus on a 57-year-old custodian's occupational asthma, to deny her disability benefits on the ground that she could perform other sedentary work away from dust, solvents and cleaners, was not reasonable because the administrator failed to account for the custodian's additional ailments, and the 4th Circuit reverses the denial of ...