Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Craig R. Annunziata, Fisher & Phillips, Chicago, IL, Brian K. Lafratta (argued), Fisher & Phillips, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Ian S. Linker (argued), Metlife Group, Incorporated, Long Island City, NY, for Defendant-Appellee.
Before KANNE, ROVNER, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
WOOD, Circuit Judge.
From 1997 until April 2, 2002, Sandra Rudzinski worked for Sharp Electronics Corporation. As a full-time employee, she was entitled to participate in a long-term group disability plan (the "Plan"), which was underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company ("MetLife"). The present controversy arose out of a lawsuit between Rudzinski and MetLife. Briefly, after Rudzinski stopped working for Sharp, she applied for a conversion policy with MetLife...
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