Hurricane Sandy Causes Problems for NJ Resident Seeking Prudential Disability Insurance Benefits

Prudential Disability Insurance Company has their national headquarters in New Jersey. There are thousands of disabled individuals that are receiving short term or long term disability benefits from Prudential every month. Unfortunately, many of these claimants have suffered significant losses as result of Hurricane Sandy. Many of these claimants will be unable to treat with their doctors for several weeks or months as a result of damage to their doctor’s office or the inability to get to their doctor’s office. We were recently contacted by a Prudential disability insurance claimant that has had her long term disability benefits denied and she is unable to get any additional medical information to Prudential as a result of damage to her doctor’s office and a lack of transportation.

Please click here to read about her horrific experience with Prudential Insurance Company.

How To Protect Your Disability Insurance Benefits Following Hurricane Sandy

As disability attorneys that represent disabled individuals throughout the country and a national headquarters in Hollywood, Fl, we have worked with hundreds of clients that have had to experience a natural disaster such as Hurricane Sandy. Disability insurance companies understand the seriousness of a natural disaster, yet they still do not relax their standard disability insurance claim requirement. It is important for anyone receiving disability benefits to reschedule any doctor appointments that were cancelled. If there are claim forms due to a disability company, then you should request at least a 30-45 day extension from your disability company. If you have been displaced from your home then you should advise the disability company of a new address as soon as possible. If your claim was denied prior to Hurricane Sandy, it is essential that you contact the disability company in writing and request at least a 60 day extension.

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Patricia H. (Hawaii)

I would have never received a penny if I did not seek the help of Dell & Schaefer Law Firm. I was not able to get The Hartford Insurance Company to pay me no matter what I did. I had paid into the system which was denying me the benefits when I needed them the most! I was sick, recovering from chemotherapy and was told by my doctors not to return to work until my lab values were within the normal range. Trust me I wanted to get better! Finally, with the consistent help of attorney, Stephen Jessup, we won the case and I received payments.

I am now well and not in need of long term disability. This is a situation where the insurance company denied me until a law firm was there to back me up. When this firm says they will do whatever it takes they mean it. I highly recommend Stephen Jessup. I am thankful for the ability of this legal team to fight for our rights.

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