Disability Insurer Failed To Consider Opinions Of Treating Physicians

AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio federal magistrate judge on Jan. 31 granted a disability claimant's motion for judgment on the administrative record and remanded the long-term disability (LTD) benefits claim to the plan administrator after determining that the plan administrator failed to consider the opinions of two of the claimant's treating physicians (Ann M. Geraci v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co., No. 18-2367, N.D. Ohio, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16142).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - Category: Medical Law Source Type: news