CALIFORNIA — An employee is suing Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company and DOES 1 to 10, insurance firm, citing alleged breach of contract.
Arturo Acosta filed a complaint on Oct. 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the defendants alleging that they denied plaintiff's claim for disability benefits.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in 2005, he became disabled and was initially receiving disability benefits until it was terminated. The plaintiff holds Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company and DOES 1 to 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly upheld their decision to deny plaintiff's disability benefits despite being disabled according to the terms of the plan.
The plaintiff seeks long term disability benefits at the rate of $2,264 less Social Security benefits of $1,373 for a net of $891 from February 2 to the present and continuing, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. He 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-07776-DMG-E