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Has Your Short-Term or Long-Term Disability Benefits Claim Been Denied?

By definition, anyone who applies for short-term and long-term disability benefits is in a vulnerable situation. They are sick or injured and unable to work. And they are counting on their disability benefits to help meet their financial needs. Undeniably, it is unbearably hard to fight a debilitating illness or injury and battle with their insurance company at the same time […]

Meguerditchian v. Aetna Life Ins.Co., 2014 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 23910 (C.D.Cal. February 21, 2014)

The plaintiff, Nerses Meguerditchian, was initially employed by FedEx in 1991 as a technician who repaired vehicles and ground equipment operated by the company. In 2011, the plaintiff injured his back while working on a vehicle, but participated in FedEx’s temporary return to work program following his injury until April 2011 when he ceased working […]