SAN FRANCISCO – A Reily Cos. employee alleges that he has not received disability benefits after becoming disabled in 2014.
filed a complaint on March 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
against The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. and The Reily Cos. Long Term Disability Plan, citing violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he became disabled due to cyst in his brain in 2014 and applied for plan benefits but was denied by the defendants. The plaintiff holds The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. and The Reily Cos. Long Term Disability Plan responsible because the defendants allegedly denied and refused to pay the plaintiff's plan benefits despite plaintiff being disabled as well as having documents supporting his claim.
The plaintiff seeks the following: all damages, payment of all benefits that remain unpaid, benefits due and owed to plaintiff in excess of $100,000, all legal fees, interest on unpaid and delayed benefits and any other relief as this court deems just. He is represented by Bennett M. Cohen of Law Offices of Bennett M. Cohen in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-01526-JCS