Montour v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., No. 08-55803
In an ERISA action challenging defendant-insurer's decision to terminate plaintiff's long-term disability benefits, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where a modicum of evidence in the record supporting the plan administrator's decision will not alone suffice in the face of the administrator's conflict of interest.
Read Montour v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., No. 08-55803
Argued and Submitted February 10, 2009
Filed September 14, 2009
Opinion by Judge Clifton
Bradley P. Knypstra, Knypstra & Associates, Irvine, CA
Bruce D. Celebrezze, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP, San Francisco, CA
Dennis G. Rolstad, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP, San Francisco, CA
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