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“The Importance of Obtaining Neuropsychological Testing to Prove a Disability Claim”

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By Scott E. Davis, Disability Attorney

Case Study:  Carrier vs. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 2015 U.S. DIST. Lexis 97693

Gloria Carrier previously worked for Bank of America and through her employment, the bank provided disability benefits to its employees through a fully insured disability policy with Aetna Life Insurance Company.

After being diagnosed with cancer, Ms. Carrier underwent surgery and chemotherapy which eventually led to neuropathy (nerve damage) and she also became depressed.  As a result, Ms. Carrier took a leave of absence and submitted a claim for short term disability benefits which was granted, and after those benefits were exhausted, she began receiving long term disability benefits from Aetna.

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