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Labor & Employment – Insurance – Long-Term Disability – Benefit Amount — Physician (access required)

Fortier v. Principal Life. Ins. Co. A physician who closed his practice when he became medically disabled cannot collect the maximum monthly disability payment he says he is owed under the practice’s long term disability policy, as the plan administrator was entitled to interpret plan language to allow deduction of the physician’s medical-practice start-up costs from his income to determine that the monthly disability payment could not exceed the physician’s monthly predisability earnings...

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