LOS ANGELES – A former VeriClaim employee claims his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated and that his insurer has failed to respond to his second appeal.
David Galloway filed a complaint on Feb. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Life Insurance Co. of North America citing the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2014 he became disabled due to injuries to his lumbar and cervical spine as the result of an accident and applied for disability benefits. He alleges his benefits were initially approved and then terminated a few months later. The plaintiff holds Life Insurance Co. of North America responsible because the defendant allegedly did not respond to the plaintiff's second appeal.
The plaintiff seeks payment of disability benefits due to the plaintiff, declare that the plaintiff is entitled to receive disability benefits for as long as he remains disabled, all legal fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Russell G. Petti of Law Offices of Russell G. Petti in La Canada.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01449-PSG-AFM