the recent case of a New York City plastic surgeon who
was addicted to drugs and suffered from BiPolar Disorder in the case, Jacobs
v. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Even though he was in a fog
and under the influence of drugs, Dr. Jacobs continued to treat patients until
his medical license was suspended. He made a claim under his own occupation insurance
policies with Northwestern
Mutual Life Insurance Company, but the company refused to pay claiming he
continued to work as a surgeon and only stopped because he had his license
Jacobs v. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, 2012 N.Y.
App. LEXIS 8630 (2d Dep’t 2012).
Disclaimer: The information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or should be formed by use of the site. The attorney listings on the site are paid attorney advertisements. Your access of/to and use of this site is subject to additional Supplemental Terms.
Martindale-Hubbell and martindale.com are registered trademarks; AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks; Lawyers.com and the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated Icon are service marks; and Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are trademarks of Internet Brands, Inc., used under license. Other products and services may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.