Federal Judge Reinstates LTD Benefits, Says Insurer's Termination Is Not Supported

AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio federal judge on Sept. 11 reinstated a disability claimant's long-term disability (LTD) benefits after determining that the termination of her benefits was arbitrary and capricious because the insurer selectively reviewed the medical evidence to support its denial (Kristina Rossiter v. Life Insurance Company of North America, No. 18-1421, N.D. Ohio, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155126).
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