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Employment – ERISA – Disability – Loss Of Hands (access required)

Although plaintiff’s treating physician indicated that the severe crushing and mangling injury to plaintiff’s hands amounted to severance of his right and left hands, an ERISA disability plan administrator did not abuse its discretion in denying plaintiff benefits for the loss of his hands where the plan defines “loss of hand” as “a complete and ...