Denial Of Attorney Fees In Disability Suit Must Be Reversed, Panel Majority Says

CINCINNATI - A district court erred in denying a disability claimant's request for attorney fees because the disability insurer's decision-making process in denying benefits was not legally supported, the majority of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said April 1 in reversing the lower court's ruling (Kimberly J. Guest-Marcotte v. Life Insurance Company of North America, et al., No. 18-1948, 6th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 9481).
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