Disability Claimant Failed To Prove That Exhaustion Of Remedies Would Be Futile

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An Iowa federal judge on Oct. 16 granted a disability insurer's motion to dismiss a claim alleging wrongful denial of long-term disability (LTD) benefits because the claimant failed to exhaust all administrative remedies under the LTD policy and failed to prove that exhaustion would be futile (Brandy J. Sievers v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Co., No. 18-3048, N.D. Iowa, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 177259).
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