TAMPA – A Pasco County man alleges his long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.
Thomas H. Baggett filed a complaint on May 31 in the Tampa Division of the Middle District of Florida against Aetna Life Insurance Co. alleging violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in June 2000, he became disabled received disability benefits from the defendant until benefits were suddenly denied in September 2015. The plaintiff holds Aetna Life Insurance Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly denied plaintiff's disability benefits despite his appeal.
The plaintiff seeks payment of all plan benefits owing, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Nick A. Ortiz of Ortiz Law Firm in Pensacola.
Tampa Division of the Middle District of Florida
Case number 8:16-cv-01354-JSM-TGW