MetLife approves disability insurance benefits for OB/GYN suffering from multiple orthopedic conditions

Our client was an OB/GYN with 18 years of experience who was suffering from Sensory motor and Peripheral Neuropathy; disc degeneration and herniations of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine, with associated radiculopathy; osteoarthritis / degenerative joint disease; and the loss of vision in his left eye. He attempted to continue to work through the constant pain he was experiencing, but was eventually forced to cease working and file for disability insurance benefits under his privately disability policy with MetLife.

He contacted Attorneys Dell & Schaefer to assist in the filing of his application for long-term disability benefits. Attorneys Gregory Dell and Stephen Jessup gathered medical records and other pertinent information regarding his procedure production and occupational duties. Upon analysis of all his records and consultation with his treating physicians, Attorneys Dell and Jessup submitted his application for benefits to MetLife. Based upon the presentation of his claim, and all the information provided to MetLife, his claim was approved and benefits were issued at the end of the elimination period. Attorneys Dell and Jessup continue to provide information to MetLife and advocate for our client as to additional residual benefits he might be entitled to prior to the date he ceased working. In addition, our law firm continues to maintain all aspects of the claim on a monthly basis with MetLife.

Disability Attorneys Dell & Schaefer have represented numerous OB/GYNs and we are very familiar with the daily job requirements and procedures performed. In addition we have handled long-term disability claims against every major long term disability insurance company.

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Do you help MetLife claimants nationwide?

We represent MetLife clients nationwide and we encourage you to contact us for a FREE immediate phone consultation with one of our experienced disability insurance attorneys.

Can you help with a MetLife disability insurance policy?

Our disability insurance lawyers help policy holders seeking short or long term disability insurance benefits from MetLife. 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 MetLife.

How do you help MetLife claimants?

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

Our experienced lawyers can assist with MetLife:

  • ERISA and Non-ERISA Appeals of Disability Benefit Denials
  • ERISA and Non-ERISA Disability Benefit Lawsuits
  • Applying For Short or Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Daily Handling & Management of Your Disability Claim
  • Disability Insurance Lump-Sum Buyout or Settlement Negotiations

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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When you call us during normal business hours you will immediately speak with a disability attorney. We can be reached at 800-682-8331 or by email. Lawyer and staff must return all client calls same day. Client emails are usually replied to within the same business day and seem to be the preferred and most efficient method of communication for most clients.

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Dell & Schaefer immediately calmed the fears I had with the disability process. They made everything clear, concise and very easy to understand. They were extremely responsive to my questions and concerns and they always returned phone calls. All of that was important, but in the end it is the result that counts. Dell & Schaefer gave me the result I wanted so quickly, I could never recommend anyone else. They are the best out there.

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