The plaintiff, a co-owner of a
national law firm specializing in Social Security Disability
representation, claimed that complications of a deep vein
thrombosis prevented him from working full time and caused a
reduction in his earned income. The jury unanimously
concluded that plaintiff did not prove that his illness caused a
reduction in his earned income.
Harris v. First Unum Life Ins. Co.
Employment & Labor
Oct 16, 2006
Summary judgment affirmed on appeal
The case involved a disputed claim for benefits under an employee benefit plan. The court confirmed that the defendant (plan administrator) had properly denied plaintiff's claim