The Florida Record Mar. 9, 2016, 3:54pm


JACKSONVILLE — A woman is suing an insurance company, claiming she has been improperly denied long-term disability benefits.

Melissa Baart sued Unum Life Insurance Company of America on March 2 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Jacksonville Division, alleging that she is disabled and that the insurance company violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The plaintiff seeks an order for the reinstatement of her benefits pursuant to the long-term disability insurance policy; compensation for all benefits due, plus interest, attorney's fees and costs; and any further relief that the court may deem appropriate. She is represented by William S. Coffman of Coffman Law in Tampa.

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Jacksonville Division Case number 3:16-cv-00204

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