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Benefits terminated after definition of disability changed – $488,965 Insurance Benefits (access required)

The claimant was a telephone sales consultant for Intuit Inc. She developed interstitial cystitis (a bladder condition which causes urinary pain, urgency and frequency).  In 2012, she applied for long-term disability benefits under her employer’s ERISA disability plan. Her initial ...

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Claimant won ERISA appeal against disability insurer – $262,158 Insurance Benefit (access required)

The claimant was a senior systems analyst who became disabled after struggling with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, de Quervain syndrome (similar to carpal tunnel syndrome) and myriad other related conditions. Her employer’s ERISA long-term disability plan originally approved the claim and ...

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Lawyer can’t tap firm’s auto policy for accident (access required)

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A Washington lawyer who did some legal work at his Virginia home was nonetheless not covered by his law firm’s auto insurance policy for an accident on the way to the office that left another man seriously injured. The decision ...

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