LOS ANGELES – A Los
Angeles County man claims that after the reinstatement of his benefits,
his insurer has failed to resume the payments.
Jerry Valentine filed a complaint on Feb. 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against
American General Life Insurance Co. of Delaware, American International Group Inc. and Does 1-10
citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2013, he became disabled
and was initially being paid disability benefits until his claim was
terminated. The decision was later reversed in October 2016 and arrears
were paid. The plaintiff holds American General Life Insurance Co. of
Delaware, American International Group Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible
because the defendants allegedly have failed to resume paying the
benefits and failed to reinstate waiver of premiums for life insurance.
plaintiff seeks all benefits due to him, declare that he is
entitled to all benefits for as long as he remains disabled, all legal
fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by
Charles J. Fleishman and Paul A. Fleishman of The Fleishman Law Firm in
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01194-FMO-RAO