Insurer Can Seek Return of $1 Million in Disability Benefits From Lawyer

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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a benefit-plan administrator had no duty to further investigate numerous emails alleging that a former Mayer Brown partner was trotting the globe on vacation after claiming she was fully disabled. That clears the way for the insurer to seek $1 million in benefit reimbursements from the lawyer.

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