Extra-Record Discovery Request Granted In Disability Dispute
GREENBELT, Md. - A Maryland federal judge on Sept. 5 issued a letter order granting a disability claimant's motion for extra-record discovery after determining that the claimant met her burden of establishing that the administrative record does not provide sufficient evidence to address her claim that the disability insurer's termination of benefits was affected by a conflict of interest (Holly Chughtai v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 19-848, D. Md., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154304).