Shultz v. Aetna Life Insurance Company et al (JOINT ASSIGN)(MAG2), No. 1:2016cv00094 - Document 171 (M.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/22/2017. (alm, )
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Shultz v. Aetna Life Insurance Company et al (JOINT ASSIGN)(MAG2) Doc. 171 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, SOUTHERN DIVISION RICHARD P. SHULTZ, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY; and L-3 COMMUNICATIONS WELFARE PLAN, Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:16cv94-MHT (WO) OPINION Plaintiff filed this lawsuit against defendants pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 as challenging amended, 29 defendants’ certain benefits. U.S.C. denial § of 1001, his et claims seq., for This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendations of the United States Magistrate Judge that the administrator’s decision be reversed and this matter remanded to complete the record and obtain a new decision, and that consideration of plaintiff’s claims for ancillary benefits be deferred until after a new decision remand. has Also objections to been before the made on a the court full record are recommendations. after defendants’ After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the objections should be overruled and the magistrate judge’s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 22nd day of November, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE