Hayes v. Dearborn National Life Insurance Co

Plaintiff: Ricky D Hayes
Defendant: Dearborn National Life Insurance Co
Case Number: 6:2016cv00214
Filed: February 16, 2016
Court: Louisiana Western District Court
Office: Lafayette Office
County: Lafayette
Presiding Judge: Rebecca F Doherty
Referring Judge: Patrick J Hanna
Nature of Suit: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
Cause of Action: 29:1001
Jury Demanded By: None

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July 17, 2017 41 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM RULING For the following reasons, defendant's 21 MOTION for Summary Judgment is GRANTED and plaintiff's 27 MOTION for Summary Judgment is DENIED. As set forth above, the Court finds Dearborn National did not abuse its di scretion, and its decision was supported by substantial evidence. Therefore, because Dearborn National has paid plaintiff the maximum amount of benefits to which he is entitled under the policy, the Court finds summary judgment is warranted in Dearborn National's favor, and plaintiff's complaint is dismissed with prejudice.. Signed by Judge Rebecca F Doherty on 7/17/2017. (crt,Guidry, C)
December 7, 2016 32 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM RULING re 13 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Dearborn National Life Insurance Co. As all parties now agree ERISA governs the long-term disability policy at issue, and all parties now agree all state law claims asserted by plaintiff are preempted by ERISA, defendant's motion for summary judgment 13 is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Rebecca F Doherty on 12/7/16. (crt,Guidry, C)

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Plaintiff: Ricky D Hayes
Represented By: Matthew D McConnell
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Defendant: Dearborn National Life Insurance Co
Represented By: Joel P Babineaux
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