Ex-Farella Braun Lawyer Fights For Disability Benefits

Law360, New York (September 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former lawyer for California law firm Farella Braun & Martell LLP moved on Friday for a court to reinstate her long-term disability benefits after the firm’s life insurance company allegedly refused to recognize her disabled status despite overwhelming evidence to support it.

Sarah Kowalski first left the firm in October 2002 after suffering from thoracic outlet syndrome, a group of disorders affecting nerves that pass into the arms from the neck, which rendered her unable to type, carry things of sit for long periods of...
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