Prudential alleged to have breached plan terms by failing to pay disability benefits to woman

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A woman alleges an insurance company wrongfully terminated her long-term disability benefits.

Taunja Nauman filed a complaint on Sept. 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against The Prudential Insurance Co. of America and Does 1 to 100 alleging violation of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

According to the complaint, on April 12, 2016, Taunja Nauman applied for short and long-term disability benefits through the defendant because she suffers from a rare form of migraine in which the aura mimics stroke symptoms.

The suit states June 28, 2017, the defendant terminated her long-term disability benefits

The plaintiff holds The Prudential Insurance Co. of America responsible because the defendant allegedly breached the terms of the plans by continually refusing and failing to pay disability benefits.

The plaintiff seeks judgment for damages, attorneys' fees, expenses, costs of suit, and for such and further relief as the court deems just and proper. She is represented by David Allen of David Allen & Associates in Sacramento.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 2:18-cv-02477-JAM-CKD

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