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5th Circuit rules on disability investigation

The U.S. Court of Appeals Building in New Orleans (GSA photo)
The U.S. Court of Appeals Building in New Orleans (GSA photo)

A group disability plan administrator may have no legal duty to investigate the source of reports of malingering.

A three-judge panel at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has come to that conclusion in a ruling on Truitt vs. Unum Life Insurance Company of America (No. 12-50142).

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