O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of Plaintiff, Kimberly G., recently filed a federal lawsuit against Aetna Life Insurance Company (“Aetna”). Plaintiff was employed by Amazon Corporation, as a warehouse worker, which made her eligible for Amazon’s employee benefit plan. Aetna issued the disability policy that provides long term disability benefits to Amazon employees who are unable to return to work due to a serious illness or injury.
Facts of the Case Against Aetna
Plaintiff was employed by Amazon from July 2012 until she became disabled in July 2016. Plaintiff was unable to work due to significant bladder issues, including incontinence, due mainly to a surgical procedure that compromised her bladder. The Plaintiff’s treating physicians provided objective medical proof that the Plaintiff was unable to continue working due to these ailments.