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6th Circ. Says Worker Didn't Seek Disability Benefits Properly

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 7:43 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Friday refused to revive a lawsuit in which a man had sought long-term disability benefits from his former employer’s plan administrator, Life Insurance Co. of North America, saying he had not asked for the benefits in a manner that complied with the administrator’s policies.

In a brief ruling, a Sixth Circuit panel upheld a lower court’s decision to grant LINA summary judgment on William Kennedy’s claims that it had violated his ex-employer’s disability plan and, as a result, the Employee Retirement Income...
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William Kennedy v. Life Ins. Co. of North America


Case Number

17-5901

Court

Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 Labor: E.R.I.S.A.

Date Filed

August 9, 2017

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