NEW ORLEANS – A man alleges he is disabled and that his insurer is wrongfully denying him disability benefits.
Rousse filed a complaint on Jan. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of Louisiana against Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co.
alleging that the plan administrator violated the Employee Retirement
Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that he has been damaged for not receiving his benefits to which
he alleges he is clearly entitled to under the insurance policy and the
applicable law. The plaintiff holds Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Co.
responsible because the defendant allegedly breached its fiduciary duty
by refusing to pay the plaintiff's benefits.
requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant in such
amount that will fairly and fully compensate him, with interest, costs,
and attorney's fees and for all other legal and equitable relief. He is
represented by Timothy J. Young, Tammy D. Harris and Megan C. Misko of
The Young Law Firm in New Orleans.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-00783