Reliance On Consultant Record Reviews Was Reasonable, 2nd Circuit Holds

Reliance On Consultant Record Reviews Was Reasonable, 2nd Circuit Holds

NEW YORK - A disability insurer did not abuse its discretion under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by relying on four medical consultant record reviews in terminating benefits to a claimant suffering from depression and migraine headaches, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed May 16 in an unpublished order (Josephine Testa v. Hartford Life Insurance Co., et al.,  No. 11-974, 2nd Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 9806).

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