Tag Archives: Liberty Mutual

Michigan District Court overturns denial of benefits by Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston

People often contact us asking how they can be approved for Social Security Disability benefits yet be denied by their insurance company. Another recurring question is how the insurer can rely on the opinion of a physician hired to perform a file review over the opinion of a treating physician. While insurance companies are allowed […]

Liberty Life Denies Long Term Disability Benefits to Walmart Employee in Kentucky

In Owens v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston (Liberty Life), plaintiff Paulette Owens quit her job at Walmart when physical restrictions prevented her from working. This opinion does not provide a job description nor mention her specific disability other than saying she quit work when “physical restrictions and limitations” prevented her from working. She… Continue Reading

Appeal Court Affirms District Court’s Ruling that Liberty Life Was Wrong in Denying a Disabled Woman’s Long Term Disability Benefits

In an opinion issued on September 4, 2014 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, an Appeals Court upheld a District Court’s opinion that awarded Ms. Ashima James long term disability benefits. Despite Liberty Life’s two independent medical examinations and at least 4 “independent” file reviews, both Courts concluded that James … Continue Reading

Allstate Claim Senior Manager Sues Liberty Life For Wrongful Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits

An Illinois disability lawyer filed a federal lawsuit in Federal court against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston (Liberty) and Allstate Cafeteria Plan (Allstate). The Plaintiff, William B., was employed by Allstate as a Claim Senior Manager. Due…

Estes’ Express Truck Driver Sues Liberty Life For Termination Of Short-Term Disability Benefits

A Colorado disability attorney filed a federal lawsuit in the Federal court against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston (Liberty) and Estes Express Lines (Estes). The Plaintiff, David F., was employed by Estes as an over-the-road truck driver. Due…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (02/04/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Texas claimant takes Reliastar to task for denied disability benefits
Suffering from multiple medical conditions and unable to function in a daily job, a health care professional and her Texas disability lawyer filed a laws…

Direct TV Employee Forced to File Suit After Being Denied Disability Benefits

An Alabama Claimant and her Alabama disability attorney filed suit against Liberty Life Assurance in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Northeastern Division. A former DIRECTV Group, Inc. employee, Juarlesa W. worked …

Kidde Aerospace Employee Take Liberty Life to Court for ERISA Violations

Wanda N. and her North Carolina disability attorney filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Western Division, claiming that Liberty Life wrongfully terminated Wanda N.’s long term disability benefi…

California Disability Lawyer Takes Comcast Employee’s Disability Benefits Claim with Liberty Life to Federal Court

On November 10, 2011, Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston claimant, Dana E., and his California disability lawyer filed a complaint against the insurer in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California under the Employee …

Liberty Life Boston Sued By Registered Nurse of UC Davis For Termination of Long-Term Disability Benefits

A California disability lawyer has recently filed a federal lawsuit in a district court in California against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston (Liberty Life). The Plaintiff, Kimberly S., worked as a registered nurse at the University of Califor…