Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Had Reasonable Basis To Deny Claims For Benefits, 10th Circuit Says

Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Had Reasonable Basis To Deny Claims For Benefits, 10th Circuit Says

DENVER - A district court did not err in finding that a disability insurer properly denied short-term and long-term disability benefits because the evidence shows that the insurer diligently investigated the claimant's case and had a reasonable basis for its denial, the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said June 18 (Gina M. Nelson v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., et al., No.13-5073, 10th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11416).

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