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STEPHENS v. INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA

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Case Number: 
3:13-cv-00085 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Opposing Party: 
Sharon Stephens
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
Northern District of Georgia
Date Filed: 
May 23 2013

"III. CLAIM FOR RELIEF
ENTITLEMENT TO LONG TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS

30. Plaintiff hereby realleges and incorporates by reference paragraphs 1 through 29 stated above.

31. Plaintiff is entitled to long term disability benefits under Defendant’s policy for the following reasons:
a. These benefits are permitted under the plan;
b. Plaintiff has satisfied all conditions for eligibility for receipt of these benefits;
c. Plaintiff has not waived or otherwise relinquished her entitlement to these benefits.

32. Defendant has refused to pay long term disability benefits to Plaintiff despite substantial medical documentation, supportive opinions from Plaintiff’s treating physician, and the results of an Independent Medical Examination performed at the behest of the Social Security Administration. As a result of Defendant’s failure to pay benefits to Plaintiff, she is entitled to relief as outlined below."

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