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May 2013 Archives

CIGNA DISABILITY DISPUTE COSTS INSURER $77 MILLION

Frankel & Newfield represents many CIGNA clients, so we were not surprised to see that insurance regulators in Connecticut and four other states were also at issue with the disability insurance company over improper handling of long-term disability claims. We believe that the size and scope of the settlement - $77 million and five states - is a clear indication of how Cigna conducts its disability claims business.

Aetna Abuses Its Discretion on Long Term Disability Claim, Claim Gets Paid

Aetna has once again been found to have abused its discretion in the handling of a long term disability insurance claim, with a Federal Judge determining that Aetna's claim decision was not reasoned, nor based on substantial evidence. The claim was based upon a mental health impairment, and the long term disability insurance claimant was suffering from anxiety.

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