LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles
man alleges he is disabled and that his insurer wrongfully denied his claim for
Daniel Gomez filed a complaint on Jan. 25 in the
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Liberty Life
Assurance Co. of Boston and LPC Services Inc. Group Insurance Plan citing the
Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that, in 2016, he became disabled from having been diagnosed with
diabetes, hypertension, diabetic retinopathy, gout, osteomyelitis of the right
foot and applied for disability benefits, but was denied. The plaintiff holds
Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston and LPC Services Inc. Group Insurance Plan
responsible because the defendants allegedly denied benefits when they knew he
was unable to work and entitled to the benefits.
The plaintiff seeks payment of disability
benefits, reinstatement with all ancillary benefits, all legal fees plus
interest and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by
Glenn R. Kantor and Andrew M. Kantor of Kantor & Kantor LLP in Northridge.
U.S. District Court for the Central District
of California Case number 2:17-cv-00590-DSF-SK