Sun Life

Sun Life Cases

Back Issues

Case

Holmgren v. Sun Life and Health Insurance Company

Synopsis

Long term disability benefits were denied - Plaintiff suffered back issues

Outcome

Upon de novo review of the record, the Court finds that plaintiff has established by a preponderance of the evidence that he was disabled under the terms of the Plan during the relevant period.

Fybromyalgia

Case

Young v. Sun Life and Health Insurance Company

Synopsis

Insurance company abused its discretion by terminating plaintiff's LTD beneifts for fybromyalgia

Outcome

Court concludes that Sun Life abused its discretion by terminating Young's long term disability benefits and that her benefits must be reinstated. Any future determination of benefits shall provide for a full and fair review consistent with this opinion