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Employment – ERISA – LTD Benefits – Airline Pilot – Diabetes (access required)

An airline pilot who was disqualified from performing that work by the Federal Aviation Administration after he became an insulin-dependent diabetic wins summary judgment in his claim for long-term disability benefits in this decision from the Charlottesville U.S. District Court. Plaintiff states the plan at issue has a specific definition of disability for pilots, and that ...