LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County woman is seeking declaration from the court that she is entitled to disability benefits.
Shapiro filed a complaint on March 15 in the U.S. District Court for
the Central District of California against
Aetna Life Insurance Co. Long Term Disability Plan; Aetna Life Insurance
Co. in its capacity of administrator of the Aetna Life Insurance Co.
Long Term Disability Plan
citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2014, she became disabled
and applied for disability benefits but her claim was denied. The suit
states that the defendants determined that she did not meet the
definition of disabled. She seeks a determination from the court that
she is entitled to the benefits.
The plaintiff seeks order the
defendant to pay long-term disability benefits to the plaintiff plus
interest, enjoin the defendant, all legal fees and any other relief as
the court deems just. She is represented by Julia Sklar of Law Offices
of Julia Sklar in Van Nuys.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02007-CBM-AS