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Cox v. Standard Ins. Co., No. 08-2033

In plaintiff's ERISA case, district court's judgment on the administrative record approving defendant's discontinuance of plaintiff's long-term disability benefits is affirmed as, taking the record as a whole and applying the highly deferential arbitrary and capricious standard, defendant's decision appears to have been based on a principled and deliberative reasoning process.     

Read Cox v. Standard Ins. Co., No. 08-2033

Appellate Information

Argued: October 8, 2009

Decided and Filed: October 29, 2009


Opinion by Circuit Judge Martin


For Appellant:  Troy W. Haney, Haney Law Office, PC, Grand Rapids, Michigan

For Appellee:  Warren Sebastian von Schleicher, Smith, von Schleicher & Associates, Chicago, Illinois