LTD Benefits Denial Based On Pre-Existing Conditions Exclusion Was Arbitrary

BOSTON - The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 3 affirmed a district court's judgment in favor of a disability claimant after determining that the disability insurer's denial of benefits based on the plan's pre-existing conditions exclusion was arbitrary and capricious (John Lavery v. Restoration Hardware Long Term Disability Benefits Plan, et al,, Nos. 18-1885, 18-2027, 1st Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 26578).
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