Disability Claimant's Suit Dismissed For Failure To File Within 180 Days

ST. LOUIS - A disability claimant's suit alleging wrongful denial of short-term disability (STD) benefits must be dismissed because the claimant failed to file the suit within 180 days after the denial of her appeal as required by the plan, a Missouri federal judge said March 4 (Tiffany Ausler v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., No. 18-315, E.D. Mo., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33486).
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