3rd Circuit: Coverage Barred For Disability Stemming From Pre-Existing Depression

PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania federal judge correctly determined that the administrative record in a disability coverage dispute supports the insurer's conclusion that a plan's pre-existing condition exclusion bars coverage for the claimant's disability, which stems from her pre-existing depression, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Nov. 26 (Yvonne Hilbert v. The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., 17-2583, 3rd Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 33133).
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