Federal Judge Says Bench Trial Is Necessary To Resolve Disability Benefits Dispute

BALTIMORE - A Maryland federal judge on March 12 denied motions for summary judgment filed by both the plaintiff and defendant after determining that a bench trial is necessary before deciding whether a disability claimant is owed long-term disability (LTD) benefits under the plan's any-occupation standard (Pamela Mantica v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, No. 18-0632, D. Md., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40007).
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