Denial of Disability Benefits Arbitrary and Capricious

January 2009
Legal-Legislative Reporter;Jan2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p10
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The article discusses a court case wherein the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit reversed a district court decision after finding that a defendant plan administrator arbitrarily denied the request of the plaintiff for long-term disability benefits. It cites the reason of the court for upholding the defendant's decision to deny benefits. The court has ruled that the summary judgment for the defendant was improper.


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