1st Circ. Won't Revisit Benefits Award For Drug-Relapse Risk

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 4:52 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Friday denied a bid to rehear its January ruling that Union Security Insurance Co. is obligated to provide long-term disability benefits to a doctor who says her risk of addiction relapse was severe enough to constitute a continuing disability.

While the unanimous two-judge appeals panel in January conceded that its ruling created a circuit split with the Fourth Circuit, it nonetheless held that USIC had unreasonably terminated the long-term disability benefits of Dr. Julie Colby, who claimed her risk of relapse into...
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