Bond Trader With Sept. 11 Trauma, Subway Fear Loses Benefit Bout

Jan. 12, 2022, 3:58 PM

A Manhattan bond trader who says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks lost his lawsuit seeking disability benefits from Provident Life & Casualty Insurance Co., according to a Second Circuit ruling.

Alfred Derf Milano failed to show that his condition prevented him from doing anything besides riding the New York City subway system, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said Tuesday in an unpublished opinion. And the federal judge who rejected Milano’s lawsuit reasonably concluded that riding the subway wasn’t among the material duties of his job as ...

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