Thomas v. AT&T Mobility Disability Benefits Program et al, No. 2:2013cv06282 - Document 18 (E.D. La. 2014)

Court Description: ORDER and REASONS denying 11 Motion for Declaratory Judgment, as stated within document. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 12/17/2014. (cbs)
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Thomas v. AT&T Mobility Disability Benefits Program et al Doc. 18 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA THOMAS E. THOMAS CIVIL ACTION VERSUS NO. 13-6282 AT&T MOBILITY DISABILITY BENEFITS PROGRAM, ET AL. SECTION "N" (2) ORDER AND REASONS In this action, Plaintiff seeks to recover employer-provided disability benefits pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) §502(a)(1)(B), 29 U.S.C. §1132(a)(1)(B). Presently before the Court is Plaintiff's motion seeking a declaratory judgment regarding the standard of review applicable to the claims administrator's determinations. Having considered the parties' submissions and applicable law, IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion (Rec. Doc. 11) is DENIED for essentially the reasons stated in Defendants' opposition memorandum (Rec. Doc. 13). New Orleans, Louisiana, this 17th day of December 2014. _____________________________________ KURT D. ENGELHARDT United States District Judge