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US Fibromyalgia Sufferer Brings Ltd Lawsuit Against Life Insurance Co. Of North America

Sunday 18 November 2018

 

From Lawyers and Settlements.com:

 

Fibromyalgia
 

FIBROMYALGIA SUFFERER BRINGS LTD LAWSUIT AGAINST LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NORTH AMERICA

By Anne Wallace
November 16, 2018
© 2001-2018 Online Legal Media. All rights reserved.

Los Angeles, CA – On September 14, 2018 Marisa Finnerty filed a long-term denied disability lawsuit against the Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), alleging that she had been wrongly denied benefits under her employer, Quest Diagnostics’, long-term disability and group life insurance plans. Two things stand out about this lawsuit.

It’s a fibromyalgia case. These can be especially difficult because proof of disability depends on a patient’s own reports of pain. Second, Ms. Finnerty had been approved for Social Security disability benefits. If she was disabled for Social Security purposes, why was she not disabled under the Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Long Term Disability Plan and the Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Group Life Insurance Plan?

 

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