Circuit Upholds American Electric's Benefits Denial
Ricky E. Hale claimed that after back surgery corrected a herniated lumbar disc, he became permanently disabled and was entitled to long-term disability benefits under an Employee Retirement Income Security Act plan. He also claimed the loss of his right little finger prevented him from working.
The Fourth Circuit ruled on Tuesday that American Electric Power acted within the discretion of its ERISA plan to...
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