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Eighth Circuit: Independent Medical Examiner's Report Justifies LTD Denial (PDF)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, via FindLawLink to more items from this source
Oct. 7, 2002

Smith v. UNUM Life Insurance Company, No. 02-1068 (8th Cir. Oct. 2, 2002). Excerpt: UNUM sought input from [plaintiff"s treating physician] and offered [plaintiff] the opportunity to respond to the medical opinions of [the independent medical examiner] and [UNUM"s reviewing physician]. UNUM weighed all the evidence presented.... Certainly, reasonable minds could also disagree with their conclusions. Under our precedent, UNUM did not abuse its discretion.

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