Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) lump sum settlement buyout offer obtained for former salesman

Disability Insurance Attorney Gregory Dell was retained to help an industrial salesman negotiate a lump-sum buyout offer with Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), also knwon as CIGNA Group Insurance.

Our client had been on claim for several years as a result of a cardiac condition. His claim had not been smooth as he had previosuly been denied by LINA and was forced to file an appeal in order to reinstate his benefits. His policy paid him long-term disability benefits until age 65 if he remained disabled.

Prior to hiring Attorney Dell, our client had received an unsolicited lump sum settlement offer from Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA). Mr. Dell reviewed the disability claim and determined that the offer was not the maximum buyout value available in accordance with prevailing market rates. Within a very short period of time Mr. Dell was able to negotiate a lump sum buyout offer which was thousands of dollars more than what our client was originally offered. In addition Mr. Dell advised our client of all of his rights associated with a buyout and reviewed all final settlement agreements.

Our client was extremely pleased with the outcome as he stated that “we exceeded his expectations”.

Mr. Dell and his law firm have negotiated hundreds of lump sum settlement buyouts for disability claimants.

Disability Attorneys Dell & Schaefer, established in 1979, have represented thousands of clients with their claims against disability insurance companies. The firm’s disability income division, managed by Gregory Michael Dell, is comprised of eight attorneys who represent claimants nationwide, throughout all stages (i.e. applications, denials, appeals, litigation, & lump-sum policy buyouts) of a claim for individual or group (ERISA) long-term disability benefits.

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Can you help with a Cigna disability insurance policy?

Our disability insurance lawyers help policy holders seeking short or long term disability insurance benefits from Cigna. We have helped thousands of disability insurance claimants nationwide with monthly disability benefits. With more than 40 years of disability insurance experience we have helped individuals in almost every occupation and we are familiar with the disability income policies offered by Cigna.

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Our lawyers help individuals that have either purchased a Cigna long term disability insurance policy from an insurance company or obtained short or long term disability insurance coverage as a benefit from their employer.

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  • ERISA and Non-ERISA Appeals of Disability Benefit Denials
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Do you work in my state?

Yes. We are a national disability insurance law firm that is available to represent you regardless of where you live in the United States. We have partner lawyers in every state and we have filed lawsuits in most federal courts nationwide. Our disability lawyers represent disability claimants at all stages of a claim for disability insurance benefits. There is nothing that our lawyers have not seen in the disability insurance world.

What are your fees?

Since we represent disability insurance claimants at different stages of a disability insurance claim we offer a variety of different fee options. We understand that claimants living on disability insurance benefits have a limited source of income; therefore we always try to work with the claimant to make our attorney fees as affordable as possible.

The three available fee options are a contingency fee agreement (no attorney fee or cost unless we make a recovery), hourly fee or fixed flat rate.

In every case we provide each client with a written fee agreement detailing the terms and conditions. We always offer a free initial phone consultation and we appreciate the opportunity to work with you in obtaining payment of your disability insurance benefits.

Do I have to come to your office to work with your law firm?

No. For purposes of efficiency and to reduce expenses for our clients we have found that 99% of our clients prefer to communicate via telephone, e-mail, fax, GoToMeeting.com sessions, or Skype. If you prefer an initial in-person meeting please let us know. A disability company will never require you to come to their office and similarly we are set up so that we handle your entire claim without the need for you to come to our office.

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Janelle R.

I loved working with Steve! Not only was he professional and knowledgeable but he also was kind and compassionate and really made me feel like not only my case mattered but so did I. I can not say Thank you enough for all you did and also a special Thanks to Michal she was also very kind and always made time for me. God bless you both!

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