Successful Cases

At Eric Buchanan & Associates, our team has helped many people fight denials of disability insurance, ERISA insurance, and similar insurance claims. Here is a sample of our successful cases.

Neaton v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co.

517 Fed. Appx. 475 (6th Cir. 2013) (Unpublished).

Matthews v. Sun Life Assur. Co.

345 Fed. Appx. 161 (6th Cir. 2009) (Unpublished).

Matthews v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Canada

No. 1:06-CV-7, 2007 WL 2823325 (E.D. Tenn. Sept. 26, 2007).

Smith v. Bayer Corp. Long Term Disability Plan,

275 Fed. Appx. 495 (6th Cir. 2008) (Unpublished).

Cooper v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am.

486 F.3d 157 (6th Cir. 2007).

Cooper v. Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:05-CV-111, 2008 WL 819990 (E.D.Tenn. Mar. 25, 2008).

Cooper v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am.

No. 1;05-CV-111, 2011 WL 826190 (E.D. Tenn., Mar. 2, 2011).

Potter v. Liberty Life Assur. Co.

132 Fed. Appx. 253 (11th Cir. 2005) (Unpublished).

Knight v. Provident Life & Accident Ins. Co.

No. 3:12-CV-01226, 2014 WL 1280278 (M.D. Tenn. Mar. 27, 2014).

Bailey v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co.

938 F. Supp. 2d 736 (W.D. Tenn. 2013).

Edwards v. Lincoln Nat’l Life Ins. Co.

No. 3:11-00021, 2012 WL 1902396 (M.D. Tenn. May 25, 2012).

Satterwhite v. Metro. Life Ins., Co.

No. 1:06-CV-165, 2007 WL 2746886 (E.D. Tenn. Sept. 19, 2007).

Satterwhite v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:06-CV-165, 2008 WL 2952473 (E.D. Tenn. July 29, 2008).

Satterwhite v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:06-CV-165, 2011WL 1103429 (E.D. Tenn. Feb. 19, 2011).

Satterwhite v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

803 F. Supp. 2d 803 (E.D. Tenn. 2011).

Mulligan v. Provident Life & Accident Ins. Co.

271 F.R.D. 584 (E.D. Tenn. 2011).

Walsh v. Metro. Life Ins.

No. 3:06-1099, 2010 WL 1609494 (M.D. Tenn. Apr. 20, 2010).

Frassrand v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:07-CV-222, 2010 WL 1252817, (E.D. Tenn. March 24, 2010).

Frassrand v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

1:07-CV-222, 2009 WL 6313560 (E.D.Tenn. June 1, 2009).

Kinsler v. Lincoln Nat’l Life Ins. Co.

660 F. Supp. 2d 830 (M.D. Tenn. 2009).

Goetz v. Greater Ga. Life Ins. Co.

649 F. Supp. 2d 802 (E.D. Tenn. 2009).

Rannigan v. Long Term Disability Ins. for Employees of Schwan’s Shared Servs.

No. 1:08-CV-256, 2009 WL 1362045 (E.D. Tenn. May 13, 2009).

Walsh v. Metro. Life Ins., Co.

3:06-1099, 2009 WL 603003 (M.D. Tenn. Mar. 9, 2009).

Molodetskiy v. Nortel Networks Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plan

594 F. Supp. 2d 870 (M.D. Tenn. 2009).

Warden v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

574 F. Supp. 2d 838 (M.D. Tenn. 2008).

Wells v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of Am.

593 F. Supp. 2d 1303 (N.D. Ga. 2008).

McKay v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co.

654 F. Supp. 2d 731 (E.D. Tenn. 2009).

McKay v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:06-CV-267, 2007 WL 2897870 (E.D. Tenn. September 28, 2007).

McKay v. Reliance Std. Life Ins. Co.

428 Fed. Appx. 537 (6th Cir. 2011) (Unpublished).

Myers v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am.

581 F. Supp. 2d 904 (E.D. Tenn. 2008).

Byrd v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 3:07-CV-206, 2008 WL 974787 (E.D. Tenn. Apr. 9, 2008).

Preston v. Sect’y of Health and Human Servs.

854 F.2d 815 (6th Cir. 1988).

Bradford v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

514 F.Supp.2d 1024 (E.D.Tenn. 2007).

Bradford v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 3:05-CV-240, 2007 WL 956640 (E.D.Tenn. March 29, 2007).

Bradford v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No.3:05-CV-240, 2006 WL 1006578 (E.D.Tenn. April 14, 2006).

Schlachter v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am.

No. 3:05-CV-296 , 2007 WL 128326 (E.D.Tenn. Jan. 11, 2007).

Platt v. Walgreen Income Prot. Plan for Store Managers

455 F.Supp.2d 734 (M.D. Tenn. 2006).

Platt v. Walgreen Income Prot. Plan For Store Managers

No. 3:05-0162, 2006 WL 3694580 (M.D.Tenn. Dec. 14, 2006).

Hall v. Baker Hughes Inc. Long Term Disability Plan

No. 2:05-CV-63, 2006 WL 270283 (E.D.Tenn. February 2, 2006).

Dies v. Provident Life & Accident Ins. Co.

No. 3:04-CV-0113, 2006 WL 208878; 37 Employee Benefits Cas. (BNA) 2364, (M.D.Tenn. Jan. 25, 2006).

Williamson v. Unumprovident Corp.

Nos. 1:04-CV-162,1:04-CV-163, 2005 WL 6731769 (E.D.Tenn. Oct. 21, 2005).

Stellas v. BWXT Y-12, LLC

3:04-CV-7, 2005 WL 2097796 (E.D.Tenn. August 29, 2005).

Webber v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.

375 F. Supp. 2d 663 (E.D. Tenn. 2005).

Green v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am.

383 F. Supp. 2d 980 (M.D. Tenn. 2005).

Myers v. Bridgestone/Firestone Long-Term Disability Benefits Plan

No. 4:03-CV-60, 2005 WL 1240603 (E.D.Tenn. March 1, 2005).

Bennett v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of Am.

321 F. Supp. 2d 925 (E.D. Tenn. 2004).

Addison v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins.

No. 1:03-CV-172, 2003 WL 23413737 (E.D.Tenn. December 12, 2003).

Kilpatrick v. Intertrade Holdings, Inc.

No. 1:02-CV-173, 2003 WL 21938912; 31 Employee Benefits Cas. (BNA) 1984, (E.D.Tenn. July 7, 2003).

Carty v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.

No. 3:15-CV-01186, 2017 WL 660680 (M.D. Tenn. Feb. 17, 2017).

Carty v. Metro. Life Ins. Co

No. 3:15-CV-01186, 2016 WL 7325334 (M.D. Tenn. December 15, 2016).

Temponeras v. United States Life Insurance Company of America

185 F.Supp.3d 1010 (S.D. Ohio 2016).

Gooden v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America

181 F.Supp.3d 465 (E.D. Tenn. 2016).

Harris-Frye v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:14-CV-72, 2015 WL 5562196 (E.D. Tenn. September 21, 2015).

Harris-Frye v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co.

No. 1:14-CV-72, 2015 WL 5562193 (E.D. Tenn. June 1, 2015).

McAlister v. Liberty Life Assur. Co. of Boston

647, Fed. Appx. 539 (6th Cir. 2016).

McAlister v. Liberty Life Assur. Co. of Boston

No. 14-22-DLB-HAI, 2015 WL 4529297 (E.D. Ky. July 27, 2015).

Strickland v. Merck & Co., Inc.

No. 3:13-CV-01085, 2015 WL 1311737 (M.D.Tenn. March 23, 2015).

Hammonds v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.

No. 2:13-CV-310, 2015 WL 1299515 (S.D. Ohio, March 23, 2015).

Holt v. Life Ins. Co. of North America

No. 1:13-CV-339, 2015 WL 1243529 (E.D. Tenn. March 18, 2015).

Rainey v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Canada

No. 3:13-CV-0612, 2014 WL 7156517 (M.D. Tenn. Dec.15, 2014).

Rainey v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Canada

No. 3:13-CV-0612, 2014 WL 4979335 (M.D.Tenn. Oct. 6, 2014).

Rainey v. Sun Life Assur. Co. of Canada

No. 3:13-CV-0612, 2014 WL 4053389 (M.D.Tenn. Aug. 15, 2014).

Bailey v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co.

No. 13-CV-02996 SHL, 2014 WL 5822846 (W.D. Tenn. November 10, 2014).

Jensen v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.

32 F.Supp.3d 894 (W.D. Tenn. 2014).

Kasko v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.

33 F.Supp.3d 782 (E.D. Ky. 2014).

Brown v. Federal Exp. Corp.

62 F.Supp.3d 681 (W.D. Tenn. 2014).

Knight v. Provident Life and Acc. Ins. Co.

No. 3:12-CV-01226, 2014 WL 1280278 (M.D. Tenn. March 27, 2014).

Knight v. Provident Life and Acc. Ins. Co.

No. 3:12-CV-01226, 2014 WL 460018 (M.D. Tenn. February 05, 2014).

McClain v. Eaton Corp. Disability Plan

740 F.3d 1059 (6th Cir. 2014).

Smith v. Bayer Corp. Long Term Disability Plan

No. 3:04-CV-128, 2009 WL 676774 (E.D. Tenn. Mar. 11, 2009).