Insurer sent packing with travel argument

What does the term “own occupation” mean in disability insurance coverage? The answer to that question was recently provided by a federal court in New Jersey.The case of Patterson v. Aetna Life Insurance Co., 2017 WL 4786562 (D. N.J., Oct. 23, 2017), involved Christopher Patterson, who became disabled in 2007 following spine surgery and who received disability insurance benefits for the next seven years until …

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