11th Circuit Upholds Ruling Finding Woman's Claim For Future Benefits Premature

ATLANTA - A woman's request for a declaration from her life insurance company that she is entitled to future total disability benefits under a policy governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act was properly dismissed by a federal judge in Florida, an 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Feb. 8, holding that there is no ripe claim without an adverse determination by the insurer (Theresa Peer v. Life Liberty Assurance Co., No. 18-13173, 11th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 3956).
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