Tag Archives: Unum / Provident / Paul Revere

Ohio Court Upholds Unum’s Denial of Accidental Dismemberment Benefits

Collins v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America is a case with an unfortunate result for plaintiff Daniel Collins who fractured his ankle when he fell in the employee parking lot. Initially surgery was performed and various screws put in place to hold the tibia and fibula together and securing the medial malleolus. For about… Continue Reading

Has Unum Increased Long Term Disability Denials?

UNUM insurance company seems to been firing up more denials and looking at people that have been on claim for a while. Most claimants think that if they have been on claim for a few years, then they should remain on claim until the policy ends. Unfortunately this is not true as Unum is constantly… Continue Reading

Unum abused its discretion by disregarding results of a functional capacity evaluation (FCE) of a disabled registered nurse

Can a Functional Capacity Evaluation be Useful to determine if a Claimant with Fibromyalgia is disabled? It is very common for an insurance company to deny disability benefits to individuals suffering from Fibromyalgia. This happens more often than not due to the inability to provide the insurance company with objective proof of the disability, as [&hellip… Continue Reading

Unum was wrong for not considering the claimant’s job duties during its claim review

In this recent case out of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania the court found that Unum had abused its discretion when it failed to consider whether the claimant could do the material and substantial duties of her regular occupation. The case answers a question posed by many claimants: Is the insurance company obligated to consider … Continue Reading

This Week on DIAttorney.com (06/02/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Boeing Employee Suffering From Severe Chronic Back Pain Sues Aetna For Denial Of ERISA Benefits
An Oregon disability lawyer has filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Oregon against The Boeing Company Employee Benefit Pla…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/19/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Aetna Is Sued For Failure To Pay ERISA Benefits To Boeing Employee For Injuries Sustained In A Shooting
A Washington disability lawyer filed a federal lawsuit in the District Court for the Western District of Washington, at…

This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/19/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Aetna Is Sued For Failure To Pay ERISA Benefits To Boeing Employee For Injuries Sustained In A Shooting
A Washington disability lawyer filed a federal lawsuit in the District Court for the Western District of Washington, at…

Northrop Grumman Employee Sues Unum For Violation of ERISA Rights and Reinstatement of Disability Benefits

 In Hoang N VS Unum Life Insurance Company of America and Northrop Grumman Long Term Disability Plan, Plaintiff wants reinstatement of long term disability payments that were originally paid, then terminated, by Unum.
The Plaintiff, with the help …

This Week on DIAttorney.com (05/05/2012)

Disability Blog & Cases:
Eastman Chemical Company Employee Loses Lawsuit Against MetLife for Disability Benefits
In a case recently decided by an Arkansas Federal Court, MetLife prevailed in a lawsuit filed by an Eastman Chemical Company Employee.&…

EDAC Technologies Employee Sues Unum for Failing to Provide Long Term Disability Benefits

In Jeffrey D Vs. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, the Plaintiff, with the help of his Connecticut Disability Attorney, filed this lawsuit due to the wrongful denial of long term disability benefits as promised under theERISA welfare benefit Plan…