Summary of a court decision on long-term disability benefits. Hartford had denied long-term disability benefits, and the claimant sued. The trial court overturned Hartford's denial and awarded attorneys' fees.
Hartford appealed this decision. Although the appellate court upheld the award of long-term disability benefits because the employee was disabled by back pain, it overturned the award of attorneys' fees.
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