Stephen Valdetero v. UNUMPROVIDENT Corporation
(October 2003)

Lauren Welch obtained a summary judgment in Unum’s favor in the case entitled Stephen Valdetero v. UnumProvident Corporation before Judge Minaldi in the Western District of Louisiana. Unum had paid disability benefits for 24 months while plaintiff was unable to perform the duties of his own occupation. The Court upheld Unum’s determination that he was not entitled to benefits after 24 months because he was capable of other gainful employment.