Heartsill v Ascension

In a routine long-term disability case involving a nurse with fibromyalgia, two unique elements stand out: Ascension’s headquarters in St. Louis County mandated lawsuits be filed in the Eastern District of Missouri, despite most employees working elsewhere, and the discovery order exposed biased medical reviewers. The client’s benefits were reinstated with the application of complex ERISA regulations.


Heartsill v Ascension Memo & Order

Heartsill v Ascension Limited Discovery