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Mealey's Insurance - Disability Insurer's Denial Of Benefits Supported By Evidence, Judge Determines

SAN JOSE, Calif. - A disability claimant failed to prove that he was disabled from his own occupation as a result of sickness or injury according to the plan's terms, a California federal judge said Nov. 6 after applying a de novo standard of review based on a remand order issued by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Robert Gordon v. Metropolitan Insurance Co., No. 10-5399, N.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 193142).
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