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Disability Insurance Law Group wins lawsuit and secures disability benefits for claimant suffering from cervical and lumbar pain after MetLife terminated benefits

Our client, Mrs. Y was covered under her employer-provided Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance Policy, issued by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (“MetLife”). Ultimately, Ms. Y became disabled from her occupation and any occupations due to cervical and...

Partner Alicia Paulino-Grisham was Selected by American Conference Institute to Speak at the Annual American Conference Institute: Litigating Disability Insurance Claims Conference

On February 22, 2018, the American Conference Institute ("ACI"), one of the leading organizations on educating the insurance industry, conducted its annual National Advanced Forum on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims. Alicia Paulino-Grisham was again invited to...

The Eleventh Circuit Overturns a Grant of Summary Judgment to United of Omaha in an ERISA Long-Term Disability Claim, Determining That Muscle Spasms and Back Pain Are Not Pre-Existing Conditions.

In a recent case, Horneland v. United Of Omaha Insurance Company, No. 16-16935, __F.App'x__, 2017 WL 5508496 (11th Cir. Nov. 17, 2017), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal district court's grant of summary judgment to United of Omaha ("UOO") in an...

Court of Appeals Rules Against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company and Upholds an Award of Disability Insurance Benefits Under ERISA Policy, Costs, and Attorneys’ Fees.

In a recent case, Marcin v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company and Mitre Corporation Long Term Disability Insurance Program, No. 16-7125, __F.3d__, 2017 WL 2818648 (D.C. Cir. June 30, 2017), the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, ruled against...

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