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Disability Benefits Claim Resources

In order for a claimant to have the best chance of collecting disability insurance benefits, it is essential to have a general understanding of how disability insurance companies handle disability claims. While we attempt to provide as much helpful information as we can, none of the information contained on this site is intended to be nor should it be construed as legal advice. If you have a specific question about your disability claim, please contact us for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.

We have spent many years and thousands of hours publishing all of the free disability information that you will find on our site. We continue to update and provide more information on a daily basis. Below is a summary of the different types of free information that you can find on our website.

Disability Insurance Videos

Disability Insurance Videos

Our disability lawyers have produced more than 125 original videos that focus on the topic of disability insurance claims. We film new videos on a weekly basis.

Our videos include discussions about specific disability insurance companies, frequently asked questions, claims handling tips, common disabling conditions, depositions of insurance company employees and topics that are of most interest to our clients and potential clients.


Our Blog With Public Comments

Our Articles With Public Comments

We put a lot of effort into having the most informative and active disability insurance articles on the internet. We use our articles to monitor and report on the claims handling actions of every major disability insurance company throughout the United States.

We rely on our own daily activities of handling disability claims for our clients and public comments from visitors to keep up to date on the conduct of the disability insurance companies. Additionally, we publish information about disability insurance Court opinions as they are released, recent frequently asked questions, our newest disability insurance videos, a summary of the latest lawsuits filed against disability insurance companies nationwide, and the most recent public comments from visitors to our site.

We welcome you to post public comments on either our website or our Facebook page. We hope that you will share your disability insurance experience with the more than 50,000 people a month that visit our website.


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This section includes approximately 150 of the most common questions that we receive from disability insurance claimants. All of the answers have been prepared by our disability insurance attorneys. We publish new Frequently Asked Questions on a regular basis.

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of our website was designed to provide general information regarding long-term disability insurance claims. The information is not legal advice and is for informational purposes only.


Disability Insurance Companies

Disability Insurance Companies

In this section we track the activities of more than 40 disability insurance companies. You will find videos we have produced about each of these companies, lawsuits filed against a disability company, court decisions, some of our resolved cases specific to a company, and numerous consumer public comments posted about each of these companies.

You are welcome to share your experience with these disability insurance companies.


Disabling Conditions

Disabling Conditions

In this section we have created specific pages for each of the 50 most common medical conditions that are disabling. We discuss how disability insurance companies view each medical condition, nationwide disability cases that deal with each medical condition, factual information and medical updates about each medical condition, and some cases we have resolved for claimants with specific disabling conditions.


Radio Appearances

Radio Appearances

On numerous occasions radio stations around the country have relied upon the expert opinions of our disability attorneys to discuss issues related to disability insurance claims. In this section we have posted multiple radio interviews which usually provide helpful information and tips about disability insurance claims.


Publications and Lectures

Publications and Lectures

The attorneys at Dell & Schaefer are regularly called upon to provide expert commentary in the area of disability insurance, long-term care and employee benefits. In this section you can read articles that have either been authored by our attorneys, or we have been quoted as an expert in a magazine, newspaper or internet article. In addition, we have listed some of the national lectures in which we have been invited as guest speakers.


Free Pain Journal

Free Pain Journal

In order to help our clients document their medical condition with their physicians and also to help the disability insurance company better understand how our clients' restrictions and limitations affect them on a daily basis we created the medical daily Pain Journal. We recommend that disability claimants maintain a pain journal and then allow their treating physician to review and make recommendations based upon your complaints in the journal.


Department of Insurance Information

Department of Insurance Information

On this page you can find contact information and links for every Department of Insurance in the United States. Each state in the United States has their own department of insurance responsibile for the regulation of disability insurance companies. This page provides the contact information for each department of insurance and the number of insurance companies licensed in each state.


Useful Websites and Disability Information Resources