LOS ANGELES – A former food service associate alleges her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.
Leticia Salgado filed a complaint on Oct. 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Unum Life Insurance Co. of America and Does 1 to 10 alleging violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2013 she became disabled after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The suit states she was initially paid disability benefits for two years until the benefits were terminated by the defendants. The plaintiff holds Unum Life Insurance Co. of America and Does 1 to 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly breached their contract.
The plaintiff seeks long term disability payment at the rate of $1,192 per month, interest and any other relief as this court deems just. She is represented by Bernard R. Schwam of Law Office of Bernard R. Schwam in Encino.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-07505-RGK-AJW