SANTA ANA – A Laguna Niguel man alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated after two years despite the fact that his conditions have not improved.
Alexander Solonin filed a complaint on Dec. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division against Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and Does 1 to 10 citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2013, he became disabled and was initially being paid disability benefits until the benefits were terminated by the defendant in December 2015. The plaintiff holds Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and Does 1 to 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly terminated plaintiff's disability benefits despite having no evidence that the plaintiff's depression and anxiety had improved.
The plaintiff seeks all plan benefits due and owing, all legal fees plus interest at the rate of 10 percent per annum and other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Robert J. McKennon and Joseph S. McMillen of McKennon Law Group PC in Newport Beach.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division Case number 8:16-cv-02231-AG-KES