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Aetna Insured Files Class Bid in Disability Subrogation Suit

Aug. 31, 2021, 3:33 PM

A lawsuit accusing Aetna Life Insurance Co. of illegally demanding reimbursement from disability recipients who also receive personal injury recoveries should be certified as a class action covering at least 53 people, a motion filed in Pennsylvania federal court says.

Joanne Wolff on Monday sought permission to represent a class of Aetna disability plan participants who she says were harmed by the insurer’s practice of clawing back benefit payments after a participant recovers money from a third party for their injuries. Wolff says there will likely be more than 53 class members—potentially as many as 758—after the insurer provides complete ...

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