Tag Archives: Prudential

ERISA Disability Benefit Lawsuit Against Prudential Dismissed for Failure to File Timely

In Thomas v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America, et al., plaintiff Thomas learned the hard way the importance of filing an ERISA lawsuit within the time frames established by the employer-sponsored disability benefits plan. Without even referencing the medical condition upon which Thomas based her claim for long-term disability benefits, a federal district court in… Continue Reading

After submission of an ERISA disability appeal, when can I file an ERISA disability lawsuit?

Federal law governing ERISA disability lawsuits requires claimants to submit an administrative appeal of the denial of benefits before they can file a lawsuit in the federal district court. In the recent case of Lewis-Burroughs v. The Prudential Insurance of America, et al., the plaintiff filed an administrative appeal and, according to Prudential’s own rules,… Continue Reading

Illinois court rules in favor of Prudential, finding that claimant failed to provide objective evidence of his alleged vestibular disorder

An Illinois court rules in favor of Prudential and finds that the claimant failed to provide objective evidence confirming the existence of his alleged vestibular disorder. The court also gave greater weight to the opinions of the claimant’s treating specialists, and dismissed the contention of the primary care doctor that the claimant was disabled from … Continue Reading

Illinois court rules in favor of Prudential, finding that claimant failed to provide objective evidence of his alleged vestibular disorder

An Illinois court rules in favor of Prudential and finds that the claimant failed to provide objective evidence confirming the existence of his alleged vestibular disorder. The court also gave greater weight to the opinions of the claimant’s treating s…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (04/28/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Kentucky Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Mutual Of Omaha Insurance
Claiming that her long term disability benefits were denied improperly under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and 29 U.S.C.§ 10…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/31/2012)

Resolved Cases:
AT&T Employee Dealing With Sedgwick Has Horrible Disability Benefit Claim Experience
Our client, an AT&T employee for more than 40 years became disabled and unable to do her job due to cervical myeolapathy neck pain, chronic hea…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/24/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Microsoft Employee Sues Prudential For Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
A Washington lawyer just filed a federal lawsuit against The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential). The Plaintiff, Jewe…

Anheuser-Busch, Harrah’s, and DRS Technologies Employees Sue Prudential For The Wrongful Termination Of Short-Term Or Long-Term Disability Benefits

The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) was sued in three separate cases in the Federal Courts of Missouri, Georgia, and Arizona for the wrongful termination of long-term disability benefits that are promised under the Employee Retirem…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/17/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Clopay Corporation Customer Service Representative Sues Prudential For The Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
An attorney recently filed a federal lawsuit in the Ohio district court against The Prudential Insu…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (03/10/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Employees of Staples & Nortel Networks among Four Plaintiffs To Sue Prudential For Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) had four different lawsuits fi…