Holcomb v. UNUM Life Ins. Co., No. 08-6183 - Employment Law - U.S. Tenth Circuit
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Holcomb v. UNUM Life Ins. Co., No. 08-6183

In an ERISA action challenging defendant's decision to deny plaintiff long-term disability benefits, summary judgment for Defendant is affirmed where defendant: 1) did not rely solely on the evaluations and medical opinions of its own on-site physicians and nurses, and 2) diligently endeavored to discover the nature of plaintiff's ailments.

Read Holcomb v. UNUM Life Ins. Co., No. 08-6183

Appellate Information

Filed August 11, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Tacha

Counsel

For Appellant:

Robert J. Rosati, Fresno, CA

For Appellee:

Phillip G. Whaley, Ryan Whaley Coldiron Shandy PC, Oklahoma City, OK

Patrick M. Ryan, Ryan Whaley Coldiron Shandy PC, Oklahoma City, OK