Alabama Federal Judge Awards Disability Claimant Attorney Fees, Costs
DOTHAN, Ala. - An Alabama federal judge on Aug. 13 awarded a disability claimant attorney fees and costs after determining that the claimant achieved some degree of success on the merits and after finding that the disability insurer acted with culpability as it failed to consider all relevant information before making a benefits determination (Richard P. Shultz v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 16-94, M.D. Ala., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135979).