Disability Claimant Failed To Establish Amount In Controversy Exceeds $75K

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on Oct. 31 dismissed a disability claimant's suit after determining that the claimant failed to establish that the amount in controversy exceeds the federal jurisdictional minimum of $75,000 and that the employee welfare plan is a governmental plan that is exempt from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (Mary Beth Chauvin v. Symetra Life Insurance Co., No. 19-10493, E.D. La., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 189596).
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