Substantial Evidence Supports Insurer's Termination Of LTD Benefits

FORT SMITH, Ark. - A disability insurer did not abuse its discretion in terminating a claimant's long-term disability(LTD) benefits under the plan's any-occupation standard because there is substantial evidence supporting the insurer's termination of benefits, an Arkansas federal judge said Jan. 16 (Dwight W. Phelan v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, No. 18-2049, W.D. Ark., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7699).
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