PENSACOLA – A Georgia woman alleges she remains disabled but that her insurer wrongfully terminated her disability benefits.
Bradford filed a complaint on March 17 in the U.S. District Court for
the Northern District of Florida, Pensacola Division against Aetna Life
Insurance Co. alleging that the plan administrator breached its duty of
good faith and fair dealing.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiff alleges that she became disabled in June 2014 due to diabetes
and other medical issues and initially received benefits from December
2014 to June 2015. The plaintiff holds Aetna Life Insurance Co.
responsible because the defendant's denial of the plaintiff's claim
derogated her right to disability benefits.
requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for
all plan benefits owing at the time of said judgment, prejudgment
interest, attorney’s fees, costs of action, and all other relief deemed
just. She is represented by Nick A. Ortiz of Ortiz Law Firm in
U.S. District Court for the
District of Florida, Pensacola Division Case number 3:17-cv-00183