LOS ANGELES – A flight attendant is suing her insurance company alleging that it wrongfully terminated her benefits.
Diane Matuszewski filed a complaint on March 16 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Aetna Life Insurance Co. and Does 1-10, citing breach of plan.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which hindered her from performing all her duties as a flight attendant during her employment. The suit states that she applied and was paid benefit claims for 10 years, but was suddenly terminated in April 2015 by the defendant despite no improvement in her condition. The plaintiff holds Aetna Life Insurance Co. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly terminated plaintiff's benefit claims despite having no recommendations from any of their medical consultants.
The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for all damages, benefits payable under the plan, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just and proper. She is represented by Christian J. Garris of Law Offices of Christian J. Garris in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number CV-16-01302