Untimely Demand For Jury Trial Permitted In Disability Coverage Suit

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on Jan. 29 denied an insurer's motion to strike a disability claimant's untimely demand for a jury trial after determining that the untimely demand will cause no disruption to the court's calendar and will not cause any prejudice to the insurer (Jeffrey Avena v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., No. 18-9406, E.D. La., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13902).
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