Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Failed To Consider Medical Evidence In Claim Denial, Federal Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Failed To Consider Medical Evidence In Claim Denial, Federal Judge Says

CHICAGO - A long-term disability (LTD) insurer wrongfully denied a claimant's request for benefits because the insurer refused to consider the claimant's medical evidence in support of the claim, an Illinois federal judge said July 18 in remanding the claim to the insurer for a proper determination of disability (Joseph Mirocha v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 13-5724, N.D. Ill.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98025).

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