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Jones Day Shorted Worker's Disability Benefits, Suit Says

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A former Jones Day employee accused the firm and an insurer in a lawsuit filed in Tennessee federal court Monday of improperly cutting off her short-term disability benefits and denying her other coverage.

Janet Mitchell, a one-time employee in the Ohio-based firm’s Washington, D.C., office, said in her suit that she left Jones Day due to health problems in May 2015. But after being initially approved for coverage under a short-term disability income replacement program, she was notified her benefits were being denied beyond August 2015,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Mitchell v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America et al

Case Number



Tennessee Eastern

Nature of Suit

791(Labor: E.R.I.S.A.)


J Ronnie Greer

Date Filed

May 14, 2018

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