Plan Administrator Abused Discretion In Terminating LTD Benefits, Majority Says

SAN FRANCISCO - A long-term disability (LTD) plan administrator abused its discretion in denying LTD benefits under the plan's any-occupation standard because the plan administrator failed to properly consider restrictions placed on the claimant, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel majority said Jan. 18 (Jennifer Kott v. Agilent Technologies Inc. Disability Plan, No. 17-16584, 9th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 1768).
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