MIAMI – A former employee of Baptist Health System alleges her claim for disability benefits was unlawfully denied.
Swindall filed a complaint on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for
the Southern District of Florida against Liberty Life Assurance Co. of
Boston citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she became disabled in
June 2015 and that her claim for disability benefits has been denied.
The plaintiff holds Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston responsible
because the defendant allegedly failed to adequately describe to
plaintiff any additional material or information necessary to perfect
her claim, and failed to provide a prompt and reasonable explanation of
the basis relied upon for the denial of benefits.
seeks judgment against defendant,
disability benefits due, attorneys' fees,
interest, and further relief as the court deems just. She is represented
by Victor Peña and Gregory Michael Dell of Attorneys Dell and Schaefer
Chartered in Hollywood.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 1:17-cv-21009