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Disability Insurance Companies

  1. Disability Management Services (DMS)
  2. Ameritas
  3. Anthem
  4. Companion Life
  5. Sedgwick
  6. American United
  7. Assurity Life Insurance
  8. Dearborn National
  9. HM Life Insurance
  10. Broadspire
  11. Boston Mutual
  12. Reliance Standard
  13. Ohio National
  14. Reassure / Jackson
  15. Illinois Mutual
  16. Assurant / Union Security
  17. Unum
  18. Union Central
  19. Trustmark
  20. Sun Life
  21. Standard
  22. Prudential
  23. Provident
  24. Principal Financial Group
  25. Paul Revere
  26. Northwestern Mutual
  27. New York Life Insurance
  28. Mutual of Omaha
  29. Monarch Life Insurance
  30. MetLife
  31. Mass Mutual Financial Group
  32. Lloyds of London
  33. Lincoln Financial
  34. Liberty Mutual
  35. Jefferson Pilot
  36. ING / Reliastar
  37. Hartford
  38. Guardian Life
  39. Great-West Life Assurance
  40. Colonial Life
  41. Cigna
  42. Berkshire
  43. AXA Equitable / DMS
  44. AIG
  45. Aetna

Disabling Conditions

  1. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Long Term Disability Claims
  2. Gastrointestinal Disorders Resulting In Disability Insurance Claim Assistance
  3. Cognitive Limitations and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims
  4. Disability Insurance Claim for Insomnia or Other Sleep Disorders
  5. Syncope Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  6. Substance Abuse Disorder Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  7. Chronic Pain Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  8. Eye Problems Resulting in Disability Insurance Claim
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  10. Hepatitis C Disability Insurance Benefit Claim Help
  11. Seizures (non-epileptic) Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  12. Attorney Disability Claim Help for Neck Pain or Cervical Spine Problems
  13. Ataxia Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  14. Disabled by Kidney Disease or Renal Failure and Need Disability Insurance Claim Help?
  15. Cerebral Atrophy Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance Claim Help
  16. COPD Disability Insurance Claim Information and Legal Help
  17. Disabled Due to Epilepsy Or Other Seizure Disorders Requiring Disability Benefit Claim Help?
  18. Diabetes Disability Insurance Claim Help and Information
  19. RSD / Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  20. Vestibular Dysfunction Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  21. Shoulder Disorders Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  22. Seeking Disability Insurance Benefits for a Knee Disorder and Need Claim Help?
  23. Osteoarthritis Disability Insurance Claim Help From Disability Lawyers
  24. Disability Insurance Claim Due to HIV/AIDS Lawyer Assistance
  25. Sleep Apnea Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  26. Stroke Disability Claim Help from Disability Insurance Lawyers
  27. Speech Disorders Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  28. Psychosis Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  29. Back Disorders Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  30. Does Macular Edema Require you To Speak with a Disability Lawyer About Benefits?
  31. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  32. Peripheral Neuropathy and Hiring A Lawyer for A Disability Claim
  33. Our Disability Insurance Attorneys Can Handle Your Macular Degeneration Claim
  34. Lyme Disease Disability Insurance Claim Help From Lawyers
  35. Does Lupus Require You to File a Disability Insurance Claim with Lawyer Help?
  36. Our Disability Insurance Attorneys Discuss Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Disability Claims
  37. Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits for Heart Disease or Cardiac Issues
  38. Does Hearing Loss Require You To Seek Long or Short Term Disability Benefit?
  39. Meniere’s Disease Disability Claim Help and Tips
  40. Headache Disability Insurance Benefit Claim Help From Attorneys
  41. Parkinson’s Disability Insurance Claim and Benefits Lawyer Help
  42. Our Disability Lawyers Discuss Multiple Sclerosis and Disability Insurance Benefits
  43. Epstein-Barr Virus Can Result in A Disability Insurance Claim?
  44. Depression and Anxiety Disability Insurance Claim Information and Help
  45. Fibromyalgia Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  46. A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Claim Will Be Challenged
  47. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Disability Insurance Claim Assistance
  48. Cancer Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  49. Bipolar Disorder Disability Insurance Benefits Claim
  50. Crohn’s Disease Short And Long Term Disability Insurance Claim Help

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do Federal Courts Nationwide Differ on the Meaning of Regular Occupation in ERISA Long Term Disability Plans?
  2. Why are the duties of my pre-disability occupation important when seeking LTD benefits?
  3. Should I Let My Doctor Be Interviewed By The Insurance Company?
  4. Can a stress-induced heart attack be considered an “injury” under a disability insurance policy?
  5. How do I prepare for an IME Exam requested by Disability Insurance Company?
  6. Are Disability Business Overhead Expense Policies Worthless if You Close Your Business?
  7. I have both an individual disability insurance policy, which I purchased on my own, and a group disability insurance policy through my employer. Will I be able to recover benefits from both insurance policies if I become disabled?
  8. Has Lincoln Contacted You About Your Liberty Disability Claim?
  9. Can my disability insurer offset pension or retirement benefits that I’m drawing from a previous employer?
  10. Is Lincoln Relying on MDGuidelines to Review Disability Appeals?
  11. Disability Insurance Challenges for Doctors
  12. What Can I Expect When Seeking Long Term Disability Benefits from Northwestern Mutual?
  13. How Does Having A Disability Lawyer Help Me Fight For Metlife Disability Benefits?
  14. Why Should A Claimant Take Their Time Filing an ERISA Disability Appeal Letter?
  15. What Should I expect if Metlife wants to send someone to Interview me?
  16. Does Social Security Approval Mean Disability Insurance Benefits Will Be Paid?
  17. If I Sue Unum for a Disability Insurance Denial, What Should I Anticipate?
  18. What Should a Claimant Expect When Suing Cigna or any other disability company for Long Term Disability Benefits?
  19. When is the Best Time to Submit a Claim for either STD or LTD insurance benefits?
  20. What Should I Expect When Suing Prudential for a Disability Insurance Benefit Denial?
  21. Can I Volunteer and Still Receive Long Term Disability Insurance Payments?
  22. What is a “Gainful Occupation” under a Disability Insurance Policy?
  23. Do I need to disclose my disability insurance claim if I filed for bankruptcy?
  24. The Long-term Disability Medical Consultant review. What is it? What can be expected?
  25. Is a Field Interview Request By A Disability Insurance Company a Bad Thing?
  26. Are All Medical File Reviews By Disability Insurance Companies a Sham?
  27. Can I submit a long-term disability claim if my employment has been terminated?
  28. Is an FCE Exam Good or Bad for a Long Term Disability Insurance Claimant?
  29. Is a Long-Term Disability Policy Buyout A Good Option?
  30. Can I Hire A Disability Lawyer to Help with my ERISA Appeal?
  31. What Is A Medical Consultant Review Request By A Disability Insurance Company?
  32. Who Makes The Decision To Deny A Long Term Disability Insurance Claim?
  33. When Is The Best Time To File A Long Term Disability Benefit Claim?
  34. How Much Time Does Prudential Have to Make A Determination On an ERISA Disability Appeal?
  35. Can a Disability Claimant Refuse to Attend an IME During an Appeal?
  36. If I Have Physical and Mental Disabling Conditions Will My Disability Benefit Be Subject to a Limited Pay Period?
  37. Total v. Residually Disability Benefits: The Ongoing Battle?
  38. What Should a Dentist Expect When Filing a Long Term Disability Benefit Claim?
  39. Can my severance agreement eliminate my right to claim disability insurance benefits?
  40. Does a disability insurance company need to consider the side effects of my medications?
  41. Do I Need to Consult an Attorney Before I File an Application for Long Term Disability Benefits?
  42. Does the Mental Nervous Disorder Limitation in an ERISA Long Term Disability Plan Violate ADA Laws?
  43. Is a Claimant’s Complaints of Pain Enough to Qualify for Short or Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits?
  44. How Can I Protect Myself At A Hartford IME Exam?
  45. Can The Hartford Characterize Cognitive Impairment Due to Chronic Pain a Mental Condition?
  46. What Can A Claimant Expect With A Lincoln Financial Group Disability Claim?
  47. Does It Matter Who Pays My Disability Insurance Premiums?
  48. Do I Have A Time Limit To File An ERISA Disability Lawsuit?
  49. Can I collect disability insurance benefits if I am collecting unemployment benefits?
  50. What Are My Options Following A Private Disability Insurance Claim Denial?
  51. What is An ERISA Disability Lawsuit and What Should I Expect?
  52. If I have two different disability insurance policies and I am approved for Social Security Disability, can both disability companies deduct my monthly benefit by the amount of the SSDI payment?
  53. Can My Insurance Company Terminate My Disability Benefits After 24 Months if My Mental Nervous Disorder Contributes to But is Not The Sole Cause of My Disability?
  54. Who may I sue if my long-term disability benefits are denied, my employer, the insurance company, or both?
  55. What should I expect at a medical examination requested by Unum disability insurance company?
  56. Does a disability carrier need to consider my Social Security Disability approval after they have made a final decision on my final ERISA appeal?
  57. Can my insurance carrier deny my benefits even if there is no change in my medical condition?
  58. Do the rules of evidence apply to ERISA disability insurance cases?
  59. What can I do when the insurer fails to make a decision on my appeal within the required timeframe?
  60. Does my insurance company have to consider my SSDI award if I received the award after my ERISA appeal was denied?
  61. Can I file for disability insurance benefits if I was fired before I stopped working?
  62. Since my policy contains a Waiver of Premium While Disabled Provision, should I still pay the premium for my long-term disability insurance policy while my long-term disability claim is under review?
  63. Can I live outside of the United States and collect long-term disability insurance benefits under my individual or group long-term disability insurance policy?
  64. What are the important steps to take when filing an ERISA disability denial appeal?
  65. Why is a different company handling my claim for short or long term disability benefits?
  66. Does ERISA require Plan Administrators to have my claim reviewed by an independent vocational expert?
  67. What Are The Top 10 Reasons a Long Term Disability Insurance Claim is Denied?
  68. If I File A Short Term Disability Claim With My Carrier And My Claim Is Denied, Do I Also Need To File A Separate Long Term Disability Claim?
  69. If I File For Bankruptcy Can I Still Pursue a Claim for ERISA Long Term Disability Benefits?
  70. What is an Attending Physician Statement and how should it be completed?
  71. Can the Disability Insurance Company Call My Doctors Without Telling Me?
  72. How often can my disability insurance company require a Claimant Statement?
  73. Can My Insurance Company Selectively Review Certain Medical Records While Ignoring Others In Considering My LTD Benefits?
  74. Can one application be submitted if the same insurance company administers both my Group Long-term Disability Plan and my Individual Disability Policy?
  75. Do I always have to repay Social Security disability benefits to my disability insurance company? Maybe not!
  76. Can I Sue My Disability Insurance Company For Video Taping Me Without My Permission?
  77. What Should I be Aware of if I Have Cognitive Limitations and I Am Receiving Disability Insurance Benefits?
  78. How Do I Know If My Disability Company Is Conducting Video Surveillance of Me?
  79. Do I Have To Allow My Disability Insurance Company To Contact My Employer?
  80. Is there an advantage to filing an ERISA disability lawsuit after the expiration of the 45 day deadline and before the disability insurance carrier makes a decision on an ERISA Appeal?
  81. Can I add more information to my claim file in anticipation of filing a lawsuit after an insurance company enters a final denial of benefits?
  82. What Does It Mean If My Disability Insurance Company Says I Am Malingering?
  83. Is My Insurance Company Allowed to Take An Offset of My Monthly LTD Benefit for Social Security Benefits My Kids Receive As A Result of My Disability?
  84. Can your ERISA disability benefits be garnished?
  85. What Does it Mean if My Waiver of Life Insurance Premium Has Been Denied?
  86. Do I Have a Bad Faith Disability Claim Against My Disability Insurance Company?
  87. Is My “No-Fault” Auto Insurance Settlement an Offset Under My Long Term Disability Insurance Policy?
  88. Is Your Disability Insurance Claim a Physical or Mental Disability Condition?
  89. How Important is Doctor Support in Securing Disability Insurance Benefits?
  90. Why Must AN ERISA Disability Appeal Be Filed Within 180 Days?
  91. Does the 2013 Cigna Long Term Disability Regulatory Settlement Agreement Require My Disability Benefit Denial to Be Reconsidered?
  92. Does A Letter From A Disability Insurance Company Misstating Policy Language Modify The Terms Of A Disability Insurance Policy?
  93. What is a REMAND in an ERISA Disability Insurance Lawsuit?
  94. What is the Administrative Record in an ERISA disability appeal?
  95. Why is it important to hire a disability attorney experienced in handling ERISA disability claims?
  96. Do I Have to File an ERISA Appeal of a Disability Insurance Denial Before I Can File a Lawsuit?
  97. How does a disability insurance company determine my Regular Occupation?
  98. If My Pre-Disability Job Was Sedentary, Will the Disability Insurance Company Suggest an Alternative Sedentary Job That I Should Be Able to Perform?
  99. Are all LTD claimants considered for alternative professions as part of the “any occupation” investigation?
  100. Do Disability Insurance Companies Continue to Challenge a LTD Claim After an “Any Occupation Definition of Disability Investigation” Is Completed and Benefits Have Been Extended?
  101. Do Disability Insurance Companies Pay Bonuses or Commissions to Case Managers if They Deny a Short Term or Long Term Disability Benefit Claim?
  102. Is It Unusual for a Disability Insurance Company to Request an Attending Physician Statement (APS) Once a Year?
  103. Are There Exceptions to the Mental Illness Limitation in a Disability Insurance Policy?
  104. Can Hartford be punished for wrongful denial of a disability insurance claim?
  105. How will I know if my Long Term Disability Policy contains a limited pay period for physical or mental disabilities and is there any way to get around these limitations?
  106. If I am receiving disability insurance benefits, can the disability insurance company use my spouse’s income or retirement benefits to offset my monthly disability benefit payment?
  107. Why do disability insurance companies challenge disability claims filed by attorneys and business professionals?
  108. What medical criteria does a disability company rely upon in order to determine if a claimant qualifies for a specific disabling condition?
  109. If my social security disability claim was denied will my disability insurance claim be denied?
  110. What does attorneys Dell & Schaefer charge for the representation of disability insurance claimants?
  111. Can a disability insurance company rely upon a nurse to review my disability claim?
  112. Can the disability company limit my disability benefits to 24 months if I have been diagnosed with depression as a result of my physical disability?
  113. Which states have laws or regulations abolishing discretionary clauses in erisa disability insurance policies?
  114. If disability benefits are assigned to my ex-spouse following a divorce, are the disability benefits taxable to the ex-spouse?
  115. Is my disability insurance policy subject to or governed by ERISA?
  116. What is the Accident v. Sickness provision in my disability insurance policy?
  117. What should I expect if I apply for residual disability insurance benefits?
  118. What are the ERISA disability appeal deadlines and why 180 days?
  119. Do I Have to cooperate during a neuropsychological IME Exam requested by the disability insurance company?
  120. If my long term disability benefits are governed by ERISA and I win at trial, does the insurance company have to pay me for the remainder of the policy life, or a lump sum amount?
  121. Can my disability insurance benefits be denied if I am approved for Social Security Disability Benefits?
  122. Can a disability company sue me to recover an SSDI overpayment?
  123. Do I have to pay tax on my SSDI overpayment if I already paid tax on the disability insurance benefits for the same period of time?
  124. What should I be aware of if I am buying a disability insurance policy?
  125. What are the differences between an individual disability insurance policy and an ERISA / Group disability policy?
  126. Why is it important to have a disability attorney handle my ERISA disability appeal?
  127. Will a disability insurance company watch me on Facebook or other social media sites?
  128. Can a disability insurance company rely on a Functional Capacity Exam (“FCE”) to deny long-term disability benefits?
  129. Is it legal to limit disability insurance benefits to 24 months for mental nervous claims?
  130. How can a claimant exclude their disability insurance benefit payments from Federal Income Tax?
  131. Can a disability insurance company claim overpayment for SSDI payable to a child as result of the parent’s disability?
  132. Are disability insurance benefits taxable?
  133. Can Veteran Disability Benefits be deducted from my monthly long term disability insurance check?
  134. Can a disability attorney manage all aspects of my long-term disability insurance claim?
  135. Can my disability insurance policy be exempt from ERISA?
  136. What is the discretionary clause in a disability insurance policy?
  137. Does my disability insurance lawsuit need to be filed in State or Federal Court?
  138. Is my disability insurance company required to offer me a lump sum buyout of my disability policy?
  139. Disability Law and Video Surveillance
  140. Do disability insurance companies handle a claim differently when a lawyer is involved?
  141. Why is ERISA an unfair law for disability insurance claimants?
  142. How long does the disability insurance company have to make a claim decision once the application for ERISA long term disability benefits is submitted?
  143. Do I have to sign the Social Security reimbursement agreement requested by disability company?
  144. If I can not afford medical treatment can I still collect disability insurance benefits?
  145. Will the disability insurance company pay my doctor to complete an Attending Physician Statement?
  146. Do disability insurance companies deny all claims for disability benefits?
  147. How can one disability company approve my claim but my other disability company has denied my claim?
  148. Should I stop paying my disability insurance premiums even though my claim decision is pending?
  149. What should I expect when I attend an IME exam requested by my disability insurance company?
  150. What is ERISA?
  151. If I am physician claiming long term disability, can I treat myself?
  152. If I am approved for Social Security does that mean the disability insurance company must approve my disability claim?
  153. What can I do if the disability insurance company is delaying disability payments?
  154. What does it mean when a disability insurance company pays disability benefits under a “reservation of rights”?
  155. What are the most common disabling conditions for a long term disability claim?
  156. What type of doctor should I be treating with in order to claim long term disability benefits?
  157. Can a disability insurance carrier claim an overpayment if a claimant receives worker compensation benefits?
  158. What are my options if the disability insurance company does not respond to my ERISA appeal within 45 days?
  159. Can I earn money while I collect long term disability benefits?
  160. If a disability insurance claimant dies can any family members continue to collect the decedent’s long term disability benefits?
  161. Why does the disability insurance company request my tax returns?
  162. What is a Functional Capacity Exam (FCE) and should I go to a FCE?
  163. How can the disability insurance company deny my claim if my doctor has not released me to return to work?
  164. If my disability insurance claim has been denied do I have to file an Appeal before I can file a lawsuit?
  165. Will the insurance company pay me long term disability benefits while my appeal or lawsuit is pending?
  166. How long is the disability insurance company required to pay once my disability claim is approved?
  167. If my disability insurance claim denial is reversed will I receive interest?
  168. Do I need to send the “medical authorization release” form to the disability insurance company?
  169. Will the disability insurance company pay my attorney fees and cost if I win my Appeal?
  170. Can I sue my long term disabilty insurance company for bad faith or punitive damages?
  171. Why should I hire a disability insurance attorney to submit my ERISA Appeal?
  172. How do I determine my date of disability?
  173. What are self reported condition limitations in a group long term disability insurance policy?
  174. Can my long term disability claim be denied for a pre-existing condition?
  175. What is a residual disability income claim?
  176. Can I do volunteer work while I am collecting long term disability benefits?
  177. Does Social Security always deny disability claimants the first time they submit a claim?
  178. Can the disability insurance company require me to have surgery in order to collect disability benefits?
  179. How often does the Social Security Administration evalaute a claimant’s eligibility for SSDI benefits?
  180. How often does the disability insurance company expect a disability claimant to treat with a doctor?
  181. How does the Social Security Administration determine if a person is eligible for social security disability benefits?
  182. What are the five most common reasons for a long term disability insurance claim denial?
  183. Does social security disability approve claims that are based on subjective medical conditions?
  184. How long do I have to be disabled before I can file a claim for social security disability benefits?
  185. What is the appeal process if my Social Security Disability Claim has been denied?
  186. Why should I have a disability insurance attorney participate in an interview requested by the disability insurance company?
  187. Does the claimant, after getting a request to a field interview, have to do it?
  188. What happens when a long term disability insurance company requests to do a field interview regarding your claim?
  189. Are the outside companies hired by disability insurance companies to locate IME doctors independent?
  190. Are independent medical examiners hired by a disability insurance company truly independent?
  191. What can I do to protect myself during an IME exam requested by my disability insurance company?
  192. Can my disability claim be denied if my disability company never conducted an IME exam?
  193. Will my disability insurance company give me a copy of the IME report?
  194. Why is my disability insurance company requesting an IME exam?
  195. Do I have to attend an IME exam requested by my disability insurance company?
  196. Is video surveillance of a disability claimant engaged in non-work related activities sufficient evidence for a disability insurance company to deny disability benefits?
  197. Do I have to sit home all day in fear that my disability insurance company will videotape me and then deny my disability benefits?
  198. When should a disability claimant suspect that their disability insurance company is doing video surveillance?
  199. Why do disability insurance companies conduct secretive video surveillance?
  200. Can a disability insurance company conduct video surveillance of a claimant whenever and wherever they want?
  201. How do I obtain a copy of my long term disability insurance policy or disability plan?
  202. Should I allow my disability insurance company to interview me in my home?
  203. If my long term disability claim is wrongfully denied will the insurance company pay my attorney’s fee if I win my case?
  204. Can I recover attorney fees if my long-term disability claim is governed by ERISA?
  205. Should bipolar disorder be classified as a mental nervous condition and limited to 24 months of benefits?
  206. Can a disability insurance company conduct video surveillance of me without my permission?
  207. If I am already receiving long-term disability benefits, what actions can I take to help prevent denial of disability benefits?
  208. Can a LTD insurance company claim overpayment if claimant is approved for SSDI?
  209. Why are disability insurance policies difficult to understand?
  210. Why is it important to have a disability attorney when applying for disability insurance benefits?
  211. Does having a disability insurance attorney raise a red flag?
  212. What is an “own occupation” definition of disability?
  213. What is an “any occupation” definition of disability?
  214. What time frames apply to an ERISA disability appeal?
  215. Who are the largest private and group disability insurance companies?
  216. How do I know if my disability policy is subject to ERISA?
  217. Are there any penalties if a disability insurance company violates ERISA?
  218. Why was ERISA created?
  219. How does an individual disability claim differ from an ERISA group disability claim?
  220. Why consider a lump-sum buyout of your disability insurance policy?
  221. How do disability insurance companies calculate lump-sum buyouts?
  222. What is a lump sum buyout?
  223. What types of medical conditions are most commonly challenged by disability insurance companies?
  224. How important is the support of my treating physician?
  225. Should I speak with an attorney prior to filing my long-term disability insurance claim?
  226. What are my options if my long term disability insurance claim has been denied?
  227. Do you need to suffer a loss of income to collect disability income payments?
  228. Can you work in a different occupation while collecting disability income payments?

Our Resovled Cases

  1. Successful Appeal Against Prudential Gets Breast Cancer Survivor Back on Claim for LTD Benefits
  2. Aetna Overturns Denial of LTD for Former Employee of The Home Depot
  3. Reliance Standard overturned LTD denial for Tennessee Technology Sales Consultant
  4. Prudential Overturns Disability Denial to Chiropractor
  5. Prudential Approves LTD Claim on Voluntary Appeal
  6. After Appeal Sun Life Finally Approves Disability Benefits for Data Engineer
  7. Sun Life overturned previous denial of LTD for California Diagnostics Manager
  8. Aetna Reinstates Benefits for Former SAP America Employee Suffering the Effects of a Head Injury
  9. CIGNA overturned previous denial of waiver of life insurance premiums
  10. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer successfully appeal denial of benefits to claimant with CRPS/RSD
  11. LINA overturned its previous LTD denial for Medical Technologist
  12. MetLife Approves Disability Benefits to Dentist With De Quervain’s
  13. Prudential Approves Disability Claim on Appeal
  14. Federal Court Overturns Aetna Denial Of Disability Benefits
  15. Liberty Mutual Overturns Denial of Disability Benefits Following Submission of an ERISA Appeal
  16. Dell & Schaefer Refuses to Allow Prudential to Force Claimant Into Submission
  17. Northwestern Mutual Approves Claim For Disability Benefits
  18. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial Of Benefits To Former Trial Attorney
  19. Cigna Overturns Denial of LTD Benefits to Computer Systems Engineer after Appeal and Independent Medical Examination
  20. Hartford overturned its previous denial of LTD benefits for Illinois Account Representative
  21. Cigna Finally Approves Claim for LTD Benefits for Former Nurse Employed at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
  22. Hartford overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for New York Consultant
  23. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to Former Clinical Therapist
  24. Liberty Reinstates Long Term Disability Benefits for the Second Time
  25. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Metlife Denial of Benefits to Veteran
  26. Unum Approves Long Term Disability Application to a Program Manager
  27. Attorney Cesar Gavidia Successfully Reinstates CIGNA Benefits to a Senior Systems Engineer Suffering from Migraines
  28. Lincoln National Life Insurance Company overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Wyoming Professor
  29. Dell & Schaefer Administrative Appeal for Cafeteria Manager Forces Lincoln to Re-Approve Disability Claim
  30. Symetra Reinstates LTD Benefits for Former Vice President of Grady Management, Inc. who suffered from multiple Strokes
  31. Aetna Life Insurance Company overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Georgia Assistant
  32. Berkshire Approves Application for Disability Benefits to Sales Manager
  33. Cigna Overturns Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits
  34. Metlife Overturns Denial on Appeal by Dell & Schaefer
  35. Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Massachusetts Senior Advisor
  36. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, UNUM overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for South Carolina Nurse
  37. Prudential Insurance Company of America overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Oregon Software Engineer
  38. Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for New Jersey Account Manager
  39. Cigna Overturns Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits On Appeal
  40. Standard Approves Disability Benefits to Attorney with Fibromyalgia
  41. Cigna Overturns Denial of LTD Benefits for Maintenance Supervisor Suffering from Serious Back Issues
  42. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Mutual of Omaha overturned previous denial of short term disability benefits for Maine Senior Software Engineer
  43. Prudential Decides to Terminate Long-term Disability Claim of Disabled Chevy Chase Bank Manager That It Had Paid for 11 Years, But It Overturns Decision After Attorney Dell & Schaefer’s Appeal
  44. Prudential overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Connecticut Audit Manager
  45. Cigna Approves Disability Benefits to Doctor with Ehlers-Danlos
  46. Life Insurance Company of North America overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Washington Crime Scene Photographer
  47. Prudential Denial Overturned on Appeal After Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Established that Medical Device Representative Could Not Perform Duties of Any Gainful Occupation
  48. Cigna Again Reinstates Claim of Archdiocese of Baltimore Registered Nurse Thanks to Appeal by Dell & Schaefer
  49. Prudential overturned previous denial of long term disability benefits for Mississippi Nuclear Medicine Tech
  50. Cigna overturns decision to terminate benefits of Claimant suffering from Multiple Sclerosis
  51. Senior Global Tax Director for Billion Dollar Worldwide Industrial Company is Again Receiving Disability Benefits from MetLife After Appeal by Attorney Alexander Palamara
  52. After Appeal Filed by Attorney Alexander Palamara, Cigna Overturns its Previous Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits for Retail Clerk Suffering from Bipolar Disorder and Chronic Pain
  53. Principal Reinstates Benefits of Orthopedic Surgeon Unable to Work Full-Time After Attorney Rachel Alters submits Appeal
  54. Unum and Sun Life Approve Disability Benefits to OB.GYN
  55. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Hartford overturned its second denial of long term disability benefits for Alabama CEO
  56. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Hartford overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Tennessee Claims Supervisor
  57. Computer Programmer is Back on Claim Receiving LTD Benefits after Attorney Proves to Lincoln it Acted Wrongly
  58. Accountant who was previously on claim for 7 years gets LTD Re-Approved after Appeal to Lincoln Financial Group
  59. CIGNA overturned previous denial of both long term disability benefits for Massachusetts IT Procurement Specialist
  60. CIGNA overturned its previous denial of both short term and long term disability benefits for Michigan Senior Personal banker
  61. LTD Claim Approved for a Second Time for an Insurance Sales Agent after Prudential Denies Claim Based on Self-Reported Physical Capabilities
  62. After an appeal, a former Director of Information Security, gets disability benefits approved for mental health disorder. The fight for long term disability benefits for client’s physical limitations continues
  63. Lincoln Approves Disability Benefits Following Second Appeal
  64. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer File Lawsuit in Federal Court Against Aetna Life Insurance Company After it Denied Long-term Disability Benefits to Former Software Developer
  65. Reliance Standard Insurance Company Overturns Decision to Deny Long-term Disability Benefits to Pediatrician With Ovarian Cancer
  66. After Aetna denied Ms. Garner’s long-term disability claim, Ms. Garner filed suit against Aetna, and the Court overturned Aetna’s decision and ordered it to pay Ms. Garner’s disability benefits
  67. Respiratory Therapist whose claim was denied without a proper review gets LTD Claim Approved after Appeal to CIGNA
  68. Reliance Standard Reinstates Disability Benefits to Project Manager
  69. Cigna Reinstates Disability Benefits to Project Manager on Appeal
  70. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Prudential overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Pennsylvania Corporate Training Coordinator
  71. Trinity Health Care Registered Nurse Wins Cigna Long Term Disability Appeal
  72. Assurant overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Maine Sales Consultant
  73. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Hartford overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Kentucky District Sales Manager
  74. LTD Claim Approved by Lincoln for Former Biomet, Inc. Employee suffering from Meniere’s Disease
  75. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, NWM overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for California Customer Relations Supervisor
  76. Standard Overturns Decision to Deny Disabled Project Manager Long-term Disability Insurance Benefits After First Appeal
  77. Disabled Vessel Captain for Marine Services Corporation Wins Long-term Disability Appeal With CIGNA
  78. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Sun Life overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Florida ICU Nurse
  79. After it had previously overturned a denial after an initial Dell & Schaefer Appeal, Liberty denied our client’s claim again. After a new appeal, Liberty has now agreed to reinstate our client yet again.
  80. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Prudential overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for New York Financial Control Officer
  81. Another Long Term Disability Claim is Reinstated after Disability Attorney Alexander Palamara successfully argues The Standard Insurance Company Mishandled Preexisting Condition Investigation
  82. Cigna Approves Disability Benefits After Two Years of Fighting
  83. United of Omaha Overturns Decision to Deny Benefits to Disabled Quality Assurance Manager After Appeal Discredits Its Medical Review and Vocational Assessment
  84. Prudential Overturns Denial of Disabled Welding Foreman Suffering From a Blood Disorder to Only Claim His Disability is Psychosomatic and Limited to 24 Months of Payments
  85. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Appeal Team Lead by Attorney Cesar Gavidia Successfully Appeal CIGNA’s Denial of Benefits to Disabled Lockheed Martin Tech Manager With Traumatic Brain Injury
  86. Standard Overturns Denial of Benefits to Shareholder of Major Law Firm
  87. Hartford Reinstates Disability Benefits to HR Manager
  88. Cigna Approves Disability Claim Following Multiple Denials
  89. Unum Overturns Original Decision to Deny Benefits to Disabled Account Manager Following Appeal Submitted by Dell & Schaefer Appeals Team
  90. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Lincoln National overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Washington Sales Representative
  91. Lincoln Financial Reinstates Disability Benefits To School Teacher
  92. Another Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputy’s Long Term Disability Claim is Reinstated Following Appeal by Disability Attorney Alexander Palamara
  93. Team lead by Attorney Cesar Gavidia Forces Prudential to Overturn Long-term Disability Denial on Appeal for IT Support Technician Diagnosed with Cancer
  94. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, CIGNA overturned its previous denial of short term disability benefits for New Jersey Project Manager
  95. Cigna Overturns Denial Following Dell & Schaefer Appeal
  96. Prudential Overturns Decision to Deny Long-term Disability Benefits to Former JP Morgan Chase Financial Advisor With Mandibular Cancer
  97. Disability Attorney Alex Palamara wins LTD Benefits for Police Office Denied by Standard
  98. Long Term Disability Appeal Victory Against Cigna for Cardiac Cath Technician
  99. Cigna Approves Disability Benefits to International Sales Manager
  100. Liberty Mutual of NY Disability Benefit Denial Reversed After Two Denials In One Year
  101. Cigna reinstates Long Term Disability claim after reviewing Dell & Schaefer appeal
  102. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, UNUM overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Colorado Plumber
  103. MetLife reverses decision to terminate LTD benefits after Dell & Schaefer files an appeal showing Metlife completely ignored physical conditions of claimant
  104. Disability Attorney Alexander Palamara Proves to Unum that Its Decision to Deny Benefits Was Wrong for Claimant Suffering from Heart Conditions
  105. Lincoln Overturns Denial of LTD Benefits After Two Appeals
  106. Cigna reinstates LTD claim after reviewing Dell & Schaefer appeal
  107. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Hartford overturned its previous denial of long term disability benefits for Alabama CEO
  108. After appeal filed by Attorney Jay Symonds, Mutual of Omaha overturned its previous denial of short term disability benefits for Colorado Senior Manager
  109. Standard Overturns Denial of Disability Insurance Benefits
  110. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial Of Benefits To Pre-School Teacher
  111. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial Of Benefits To Claimant With Trigeminal Neuralgia
  112. CIGNA Reinstates Benefits for Freight Company Truck Driver Following Successful Second Level Appeal
  113. Attorney Cesar Gavidia and Appeal Team at Dell & Schaefer Win Appeal Battle Against Unum to Reinstate Long-Term Disability Insurance Benefits to Disabled Software Engineer
  114. Aetna Reinstates Disability Insurance Benefits to Home Depot Manager
  115. Reliance Standard Reinstates Benefits for Former Employee of Parent Company, Delphi Financial, Following Successful Appeal
  116. Cigna Reinstates Long Disability Benefits to a Tugboat Captain
  117. Sun Life Approves Disability Benefits to Surgical Services Director
  118. Sedgwick Reinstates Long Term Disability Claim Following Appeal
  119. 67 Year Old Circuits Designer Reaches Settlement With Prudential After Filing Suit to Recover LTD Benefits Under ERISA LTD Insurance Plan
  120. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputy’s Long Term Disability Claim Reinstated Following Appeal by Disability Attorney Alexander Palamara
  121. Fresenius Medical Care North America Employee Wins Disability Appeal With CIGNA
  122. Hartford has a Pattern of Conducting Surveillance on a Claimant’s Birthday
  123. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial Of Benefits To Former Excel Energy Employee
  124. Mutual of Omaha Reinstates Benefits of Business Development Manager after Appealing the Termination of Her LTD Benefits
  125. Attorney Alex Palamara Helps Correction officer to Win Cigna Disability Appeal
  126. Disability Benefits Reinstated: Dell & Schaefer Appeal Gets CIGNA to Admit its Decision to Deny was Wrong
  127. After Being Offered $20,908.56 in Back Benefits and Interest, Attorney Alex Palamara Helps Disabled Nurse Receive $450,213.86 plus $5,000/mo going forward Due to Regulatory Settlement Agreement
  128. Alex Palamara Wins Another Hartford Disability Appeal
  129. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to Former Director of a Multinational IT Consulting Company
  130. Cigna overturns Short Term Disability Denial and awards Long Term Disability Benefits
  131. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to IT Support Specialist
  132. Prudential Reinstates Disability Benefits To School Teacher
  133. Prudential Overturns Denial of Benefits on Appeal After Denying Claim On Basis That Insured Failed To Show Medically Supported Restrictions and Limitations
  134. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to Former Inventory Control Specialist
  135. Prudential Insurance Company Settles Breach of Contract Lawsuit Arising From Allegations That It Terminated the Claim of CPA Disabled Under AICPA Long-term Disability Insurance Policy
  136. Sun Life ignored its own medical expert’s opinions supporting registered nurse’s inability to work in a sedentary occupation due to severe rheumatoid arthritis
  137. MetLife agrees to overturn its denial of long term disability benefits for Florida Doctor after an ERISA appeal filed by Alex Palamara
  138. Hartford Overturns Denial of Long-term Disability Benefits For Disabled JP Morgan Chase Banker
  139. Attorney Cesar Gavidia successfully appeals Cigna claim denial after Cigna and its medical consultant deny claim alleging that restrictions were not medically supported by the medical records
  140. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to Fedex Employee
  141. Dell & Schaefer gets Cigna to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefits for Former Maryland Teacher Suffering from Crohn’s Disease
  142. MetLife Reinstates Disability Benefits to Attorney on Appeal
  143. Administrative Appeal by Dell & Schaefer forces Principal Life Insurance Company to Reinstate ERISA Long Term Disability Claim of Former Healthways, Inc. Employee
  144. Reliance Standard Overturns Denial of Benefits on Appeal After Claiming It Failed to Receive Medical Records
  145. After sending claimant to a psychiatric IME, Reliance Standard realizes its decision to deny benefits was incorrect
  146. Liberty Mutual Twice Denies and Approves Long-term Disability Benefits to IT Systems Analyst with Rheumatoid Arthritis
  147. Dell & Schaefer convinces Sun Life to Overturn Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits for a Person Suffering from Severe Cervical Disorders
  148. Hartford Agrees to Overturn its Previous Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits for an Employee of Adventist HealthCare who suffers from RSD/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  149. Florida Nurse wins long term disability benefits from UNUM after Disability Attorney Alex Palamara wins ERISA Appeal
  150. After Initially Being Denied Long Term Disability Benefits, Dell & Schaefer Gets Former Wal-Mart Employee on Claim with Liberty Mutual
  151. Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Denial of Benefits to Quality Control Inspector
  152. Prudential Agrees to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefits for an Employee of DRS Technologies who suffers from very severe back issues
  153. Standard Overturns Denial of Disability Benefits to Chiropractor
  154. Long Term Disability Benefits Reinstated: After Administrative Appeal filed by Dell & Schaefer, The Standard Overturns Decision To Deny Former Employee of T-Mobile USA
  155. Appeal filed by Dell & Schaefer proves to MetLife that former Morgan Stanley Employee Should Continue to Receive ERISA Long Term Disability Benefits
  156. Administrative Appeal by Dell & Schaefer Helps Disabled Man with Eye Disorders Get Approved for Short Term Disability Benefits with Hartford; Long Term Benefits Next
  157. Dell & Schaefer ERISA Administrative Appeal Successful: Claimant suffering from Sleep Disorders, Depression and Fibromyalgia Now Receiving Long Term Disability Benefits
  158. Aetna overturns decision to deny LTD benefits for claimant suffering from post-concussion syndrome and neurocognitive disorder
  159. Dell & Schaefer ERISA Administrative Appeal Proves to MetLife that Client is Still Disabled and Claim Not Subject to Certain Policy Limitations
  160. Mutual of Omaha Approves Dell & Schaefer Client for Short Term Disability Benefits After Administrative Appeal
  161. CIGNA overturns decision to terminate benefits of telephone sales representative with severe degenerative disc disease
  162. Prudential Overturns Another Long Term Disability Denial After Dell & Schaefer Appeal
  163. Dell & Schaefer successfully appeals denial of benefits to maintenance technician
  164. Cigna Overturns Denial of Benefits to Data Center Manager
  165. Prudential denies and settles long-term disability claim with CPA after CPA becomes totally disabled from chronic cervical neck pain and radiculopathy
  166. Surveillance Video and Independent Medical Examination (IME) Leads to Disability Insurer Terminating Disability Claim After Paying Partially Disabled Insurance Agents Claim For 21 Years
  167. Cigna Approves Any Occupation Disability Benefits After Two Appeals
  168. Prudential Overturns Denial for Dell & Schaefer Client Suffering With Serious Back Conditions
  169. After Long Fight for Short Term Disability Benefits, MetLife Has Now Approved Dell & Schaefer Client for Long Term Disability Benefits
  170. Dell & Schaefer Wins Disability Appeal against Cigna for Mortgage Banker
  171. Dell & Schaefer successfully appeal denial by Liberty Life
  172. Cigna Reinstates Long Term Disability Benefits to Medical Coder
  173. Cigna reverses its decision to terminate benefits of a claimant with Fibromyalgia, Cervical Spine Spondylosis and Depression
  174. Reliance Standard Admits They Were Wrong in Denying Long Term Disability Benefits
  175. Nearly Three Years Later, Sedgwick Finally Pays Walgreens’ Pharmacist’s STD and LTD Claim
  176. Unum Settles Lawsuit with Florida Chiropractor After Initially Denying Long-term Disability Claim
  177. Reliance Standard Overturns Its Decision to Deny; Dell & Schaefer Client Will Again Receive Long Term Disability Benefits
  178. Prudential overturns denial of Long Term Disability Benefits for Vietnam War Veteran after Lawyers from Dell & Schaefer file appeal
  179. Cigna reverses decision to terminate benefits of claimant suffering from end-stage Myasthenia Gravis
  180. Disability Attorney Cesar Gavidia Wins Hartford Disability Appeal For Target Employee With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Neck Pain
  181. Prudential Overturns Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to College Professor
  182. Hartford Buys Out Disability Policy Following Appeal
  183. Dell & Schaefer Appeal Successful, Cigna reinstates Long Term Disability Benefits for Lockheed Martin Employee
  184. Cigna Reinstates Benefits to Software Engineer Suffering From Chronic Back Pain
  185. Lincoln Reversed Decision to Deny Benefits of Project Manager Suffering from Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicranial Cluster Headaches
  186. Liberty’s Decides to Terminate Benefits to a Claimant with Multiple Sclerosis Based on 40 Minutes of Surveillance Video
  187. Benefits Reinstated: Dell & Schaefer Successfully Appeals Cigna’s Decision to Deny Benefits for MetroPCS Wireless Employee with HIV
  188. MetLife Removes 24 Month Limitation for Mental Health Condition for Financial Advisor
  189. Principal Approves Long Term Disability Benefits for Surgeon
  190. Attorney Alex Palamara Wins Disability Appeal Against Cigna for Lockheed Martin Employee
  191. After Two Appeals, Cigna Finally Sees the Light and Pays Disability Benefits
  192. Sun Life Approves Claim for Long Term Disability Benefits
  193. Hartford Reversed Decision To Terminate Claimant’s LTD Benefits After Submitting an Appeal
  194. Lincoln Financial Overturns Denial of ERISA Long Term Disability Claim for Dell & Schaefer Client, But There Is A Catch
  195. CIGNA Denies Long-term Disability Benefits to Customer Service Representative with Fibromyalgia
  196. Lincoln Admits It Was Wrong To Deny Disability Insurance Claim
  197. Lincoln Approves Disability Claim After Multiple Appeals
  198. Cigna Reverses Long Term Disability Denial And Admits Denying Benefits To Attorney Stricken With Parkinson’s Was Wrong
  199. Hartford ERISA Disability Appeal Victory for a Jet Operator Suffering with Chronic Back Pain
  200. A Liberty Life Disability Benefit Denial is Reversed after ERISA Appeal filed by Attorney Alex Palamara of Dell & Schaefer
  201. Cigna Overturns Denial of LTD Disability Benefits to Off Shore Oil Rigger Suffering From Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  202. Mass Mutual Approves Long Term Disability Benefits For an Oncologist That Suffered Stroke
  203. Hartford Settles Disability Claim of 60 Year-Old Account Executive After Terminating LTD Benefits
  204. Sun Life Disability Claim Denial Reversed on Appeal for Funeral Home Director with Chronic Pain and Migraines
  205. Aetna Overturns Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits to Bank Manager with Multiple Sclerosis Following ERISA Appeal
  206. Cigna Overturns Decision to Deny Short Term Disability Benefits to Independent Living Coordinator Suffering from Chronic Pain, Lupus, Fibromyalgia and Connective Tissue Disorder
  207. Metlife Admits Decision To Deny Ltd Benefits To Claimant With Chronic Fatigue Due To Congestive Heart Failure Was Wrong
  208. Two Stroke Victims Win ERISA Appeals Against Prudential and Liberty Life
  209. Prudential Reinstates Long Term Disability Benefits on Appeal to Sales Manager Who Suffered Multiple Strokes
  210. AXA Equitable and DMS Approve LTD Benefits for Litigation Attorney with ADHD & Bi-Polar
  211. Dell & Schaefer obtains settlement award for OB/GYN with Unum individual disability policy
  212. Metlife Admits Decision to Deny LTD Benefits Based on Fibromyalgia Limitation Was Incorrect When Claimant’s Primary Diagnosis Was Meniere’s Disease
  213. Northwestern Mutual Reinstates Disability Benefits to Attorney Suffering From Gastrointestinal Problems
  214. Disability Attorneys Dell and Schaefer Prove to Prudential that Its Decision to Deny Benefits Was Wrong
  215. Mutual Of Omaha Overturns Denial of Short Term Disability Benefits for Software Developer With Chronic Back Pain
  216. Cigna Overturns Denial of Disability Insurance Benefits for IT Consultant Suffering from Physical and Mental Conditions
  217. Dell & Schaefer’s Client Awarded ERISA Long Term Disability Benefits After ERISA Appeal Filed
  218. Alex Palamara’s ERISA Disability Appeal Against Prudential Leads To Reinstatement of Benefits for Woman With Cerebral Aneurysm
  219. MetLife Overturns its Decision to Deny Long Term Disability Benefits After Receiving an ERISA Appeal from Disability Attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  220. Hartford Reinstates Long Term Disability Benefits on Appeal to Computer Systems Administrator Suffering with Chronic Back Pain
  221. Dell & Schaefer’s Appeal Leads Prudential to Reinstate ERISA Long Term Disability Benefits
  222. Aetna Reinstates Short and Long Term Disability Benefits on Appeal to Warehouse Manager Suffering from Major Depression
  223. Mutual Of Omaha Overturns Denial of Short Term Disability Benefits for Software Developer
  224. Hartford Settles Disability Claim of 60 Year-Old Account Executive After Terminating LTD Benefits
  225. Cigna Reverses Disability Denial And Admits Its Decision To Deny Benefits To Attorney Stricken With Parkinson’s Was Wrong
  226. MetLife Long-Term Disability Denial Of Disabled Yamaha Motors Corporation Manager With Genetic Disorder Is Reversed Following ERISA Appeal
  227. Chiropractor Obtains Lump-Sum Disability Insurance Settlement Despite Wrong Date of Disability
  228. Reliance Standard Overturns Denial of LTD Disability Benefits to Timeshare Salesman
  229. MetLife Reinstates Benefits to Financial Advisor Suffering From Restless Leg Syndrome & Insomnia
  230. CIGNA Overturns Its Decision to Deny Continued Disability Benefits for Former Employee of Science Applications International Corporation
  231. Unum Approves Disability Benefits Beyond 24 Month Mental Health Limitation
  232. Hartford Admits Decision to Deny LTD Benefits to Claimant with Chronic Lyme Disease Was Wrong
  233. Aetna Denies Disability Benefits after 18 Months of Payment, but Dell & Schaefer wins ERISA Appeal
  234. Northwestern Mutual Approves Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits for Veterinarian
  235. Long Term Disability Attorneys Win an ERISA Appeal Following Lincoln Financial Disability Denial
  236. Unum disability appeal results in settlement of Unum long term disability claim
  237. Reliance Standard reverses long term disability denial following appeal submitted by Attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  238. Woman with multiple sclerosis files long term disability benefit denial lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Company
  239. Unum Pays One Million Dollars in Disability Benefits to Disabled Lawyer After Reviewing Disability Appeal Submitted By Attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  240. Liberty Mutual Overturns Disability Denial to Truck Driver With Chronic Low Back Pain
  241. Lincoln Financial Reinstates Disability Benefits Following the Submission of an Appeal for an Attorney With Wrist Injuries
  242. UNUM Insurance Company reverses disability insurance denial for CFO/VP of Finance
  243. Liberty Mutual Overturns Disability Insurance Denial in Ten Days
  244. Prudential Overturns Disability Denial for Third Time to Insured with Cluster Headaches
  245. Prudential Awards Long Term Disability Benefits to Doctor Suffering From Parkinson’s Disease
  246. AT&T Employee Dealing With Sedgwick Has Horrible Disability Benefit Claim Experience
  247. CIGNA denies benefits after paying for 10 years, but Disability Attorney Stephen Jessup wins benefits for 60 year old client with fibromyalgia
  248. Hartford reverses disability benefit denial after previously paying 62 year old sales rep for 6 years
  249. Standard Insurance Company reverses disability insurance denial for a disabled lawyer
  250. Disability lawyers win ERISA long term disability appeal against Hartford
  251. $79,000 in long term disability insurance benefits is recovered for disabled teacher
  252. MetLife approves disability insurance benefits for OB/GYN suffering from multiple orthopedic conditions
  253. Federal Insurance Company and former postal worker reach confidential settlement regarding lump-sum disability policy
  254. Unum issues disability insurance benefits to currency trader suffering from depression and chronic fatigue
  255. Berkshire and Liberty Mutual approve benefits to OB/GYN suffering from essential tremor
  256. Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) lump sum settlement buyout offer obtained for former salesman
  257. General Surgeon wins Long Term Disability Insurance Trial Against Unum
  258. Liberty Mutual reverses decision to terminate disability benefits
  259. Disability carrier denies disability benefits to chiropractor after paying for 8 years, yet Attorneys Dell & Schaefer file lawsuit and obtain lump-sum buyout
  260. Podiatrist with median nerve injury files lawsuit and obtains lump-sum buyout of disability policy
  261. A general surgeon and his legal team at Dell & Schaefer win disability insurance jury trial against Unum
  262. Berkshire approves total disability benefits for litigation attorney following surgery to remove a cancerous tumor and multi-level fusion of cervical spine
  263. Reed group overturns its decision to terminate short term disability benefits to medical device sales representative and retired marine corp. officer suffering from post traumatic stress disorder
  264. Prudential reverses denial of long term disability benefits to engineering manager suffering from coronary artery disease
  265. Cameraman suffering from chronic knee problems receives long-term disability benefits from the Mutual of New York Life Insurance Company
  266. Lincoln Financial’s denial of long-term disability benefits is reversed following appeal submitted by attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  267. Disability insurance Attorneys Dell & Schaefer resolve lawsuit against Unum on behalf of ophthalmologist suffering from bi-lateral carpal tunnel syndrome
  268. Unum approves long-term disability benefits for a general surgeon diagnosed with cervical degenerative disc disease
  269. $800,000 lump-sum disability settlement for attorney with depression
  270. Confidential Disability Settlement for a Dentist After Insurance Companies Bad Faith is Exposed
  271. A former podiatrist and current national judo champion and marathon runner collects long-term disability benefits
  272. Aetna approves disability benefits for dentist following brain surgery to remove a tumor
  273. Aetna’s denial of disability benefits to an OBGYN physician is reversed following an appeal submitted by attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  274. Attorney Dell & Schaefer prove dentist is totally disabled and not residually disabled
  275. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer win long term disability insurance appeal against MetLife on behalf of engineer suffering from Parkinson’s
  276. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer win benefits for client under a catastrophic illness policy
  277. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer win long-term disability trial against Prudential Insurance Company Of America on behalf of time-share salesperson suffering from cervical disc disease
  278. Attorneys Dell And Schaefer obtain lump sum buy-out of an Unum long term disability insurance policy for a drywall contractor
  279. AXA Equitable and Disability Management Services approves benefits for a chiropractor suffering from lumbar and cervical disc disease
  280. Berkshire Life Insurance Company approves long-term disability benefits for a dentist suffering from lumbar disc disease
  281. Chiropractor placed on claim despite an “any occupation” provision
  282. Chiropractor receives total disability benefits despite neck exclusion language in a Trustmark Insurance Company disability policy
  283. Cigna approves internal medicine doctor for long-term total disability benefits
  284. Cigna reinstates disability benefits for an accounting manager
  285. Dentist wins appeal and UNUM Provident pays disability benefits
  286. Dentist with hand tremor files suit and receives confidential settlement for past due and future long-term disability benefits
  287. Disability insurance carrier cuts veterinarian’s benefits after paying for 9 years
  288. ENT doctor receives $225,000 and continues to work in his same occupation while collecting disability
  289. AXA Equitable pays total disability benefits to an attorney
  290. ERISA disablity insurance claim: pre-existing condition denial overturned for executive
  291. Executive assistant recieves confidential settlement from USAA Life for long-term disability policy
  292. Federal Express (“FEDEX”) thought their disability insurance plan was governed by ERISA, but attorneys Dell & Schaefer and the US Southern District Court of Florida disagree
  293. Former government bond trader and 9-11 survivor receives more than one million dollars in long-term disability benefits
  294. Former options trader receives confidential long-term disability settlement 10 years after his original claim was denied
  295. Hartford agrees to lump-sum buyout of long-term disability policy for account executive
  296. Hartford and Unum approve long-term disability benefits for disabled radiologist
  297. Hartford approves long-term disability benefits for teaching assistant with multiple sclerosis
  298. Lincoln Financial approves long-term disability benefits for financial advisor injured in car accident
  299. Mass Mutual approves long-term disability benefits of $12,000 a month for a financial advisor suffering from musclar dystrohpy (FSHD)
  300. Mass Mutual attempts to deny disability benefits to OBGYN after ten years on claim
  301. MetLife approves long term disability benefits for senior sales manager in the medical supply industry
  302. Neurosurgeon awarded partial disability benefits
  303. Podiatrist receives lump-sum buyout at pre-suit mediation with long-term disability insurer
  304. Prudential pays computer system engineer’s ERISA disability benefits after 3 unsuccessful appeals by the insured and his previous attorney
  305. Prudential reinstates long-term disability benefits to sales specialist following appeal filed by attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  306. Prudential reverses denial on second appeal & pays $175,000 in past due disability benefits to OBGYN
  307. Psychiatrist receives $340,000 long-term disability insurance buyout
  308. Real estate agent recieves lump sum settlement from Unum Provident after appeal is filed
  309. The Standard Insurance Company’s denial of disability benefits is reversed on appeal
  310. Unum approves dentist for residual/partial long-term disability benefits
  311. Unum approves long-term disability benefits for a trial attorney suffering from diabetic neuropathy
  312. Unum approves opthamologist for long-term total disabilty benefits
  313. Unum challenges the long term disability claim of a blind salesman
  314. Unum Provident and Monarch Life Insurance Company pay total disability to dentist
  315. Unum Provident approves physiologist’s claim for disability benefits
  316. Unum Provident pays advertising executive total disability benefits
  317. Unum Provident pays total disability benefits to a chiropractor with breast cancer
  318. Teacher suffering from Sjorgen’s syndrome, fibromyalgia and other conditions receives lump-sum buyout following denial of long-term disability benefits
  319. Liberty Mutual reverses denial of short-term disability benefits and approves long-term disability benefits for advertising account manager
  320. Jefferson Pilot’s denial of long-term disability benefits to a quality control manager is reversed

Charity & Community Involvement

  1. #GivingTuesday 2018!
  2. Dell & Schaefer Supports Huntsman Cancer Foundation
  3. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Sponsors PAL Summer Camps
  4. Over $30,000 Raised at the Kids Can Annual Gala
  5. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer is Committed to Help Habitat Change Lives & Transform Communities
  6. Bowling Team Dell & Schaefer Raises Funds for The Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood, Fl
  7. Because Cancer Doesn’t Sleep, Dell & Schaefer Supports Relay For Life
  8. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Supports The Galleon Foundation
  9. Dell & Schaefer Supports The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
  10. Dell & Schaefer Supports MD Anderson Cancer Center
  11. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Supports Multiple Sclerosis Research with Bike MS: The Citrus Tour 2016
  12. Team Dell & Schaefer Walk to End Alzheimer’s
  13. Dell & Schaefer has joined forces with the Walk To End Alzheimer’s
  14. Dell & Schaefer Supports the cause of Holocaust Remembrance and Education
  15. Dell & Schaefer is a proud sponsor of the 2015 American Heart Association Heart Ball
  16. Dell & Schaefer is proud to support The March of Dimes
  17. Dell & Schaefer Partners with Kids Can
  18. Dell & Schaefer is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual Bowling for Kids Tournament
  19. Dell & Schaefer help to Raise Funds and Awareness for the National Psoriasis Foundation
  20. Dell & Schaefer Tackles Cancer with the Dolphins Cycling Challenge
  21. Dell & Schaefer Raises Funds for Multiple Sclerosis Research with the Bike MS: The Citrus Tour 2015
  22. Dell & Schaefer supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
  23. Lawyers for Literacy
  24. Dell & Schaefer Helps Support Local Youth Dive Team
  25. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  26. Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program
  27. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support the MD Anderson Cancer Center in their Fight Against Cancer
  28. Dell & Schaefer Rolls Out the Red Carpet to Support The Boys and Girls Club of Broward County
  29. Dell & Schaefer Attorney Rachel Alters Honored as One of 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County
  30. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Participate in JAFCO Andy Schultz Golf Classic
  31. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation
  32. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach
  33. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support The Dan Marino Foundation’s WalkAbout Autism
  34. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer team up with Magnet Schools at Drawn to the Beach 5K
  35. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support Kids In Distress 11th Annual Inlet Bike Challenge
  36. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer donate to Feeding South Florida
  37. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer are proud supporters of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk
  38. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer renew their commitment to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  39. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer are proud to contribute to the MDA’s Lock Up Program
  40. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer are honored to sponsor the Second Annual Rock The Race: A Kentucky Derby Bash presented by The Ann Storck Center
  41. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer are proud to support The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pembroke Pines
  42. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer helped the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation raise thousands of dollars through the Walk To Cure Diabetes
  43. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer contributed to the Great Strides fundraising walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  44. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer are proud to support Jeannie Trujillo and the “I Dream of Jeannie” team in the Take Steps for Chron’s & Colitis
  45. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Support The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Evening Of Hope
  46. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Helps To Raise Over $100,000 For Boys & Girls Club
  47. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Participate In The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program
  48. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Help To Raise More Than $11,000 For Best Buddies
  49. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Volunteer In The City Of Hallandale Beach’s Adopt-A-Shoreline Program

Awards & Recognition

  1. Nationwide Disability Insurance Attorneys Gregory M. Dell & Rachel F. Alters Selected for 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
  2. Gregory Dell has Earned AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™
  3. Attorney Gregory Dell Will Be A Guest Speaker at the American Bar Association Insurance Conference
  4. 2016 marks Gregory Dells fourth consecutive year in The Best Lawyers in America©
  5. Managing Partner Gregory M. Dell Selected as a Best Lawyers in America© 2015
  6. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Announces Dell & Schaefer on 2014 “Best Law Firms” List
  7. Dell & Schaefer Managing Partner Gregory Dell Named to 2014 Best Lawyers® in America List
  8. Dell & Schaefer Managing Partner Gregory Dell Named to American Bar Association Plaintiffs’ Task Force
  9. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer and Gregory Dell Win Top Workplaces Award from Sun Sentinel
  10. Gregory Dell Receives Client Distinction Award from Martindale
  11. Gregory Dell Invited To Lecture at National Disability Insurance Claim Conference
  12. Congratulation to Dell & Schaefer Attorney for his Super Lawyers Selection
  13. Best Lawyers in America Selects Gregory Dell in the Field of Insurance Law
  14. The American Bar Association Selects Gregory Dell to Be a Vice Chairperson
  15. Gregory Dell Presents a 2 Hour Disability Lecture on Private Disability Insurance Claims

Articles & Lectures


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  5. Did UNUM insurance disability claims examiner understand physician’s job duties?
  6. A Federal Judge’s perspective on ERISA disability insurance claims
  7. A Senator’s view of ERISA disability insurance claims
  8. UNUM employee deposition in a disability insurance claim denial lawsuit
  9. Deposition of medical consultant hired by MetLife for a disability insurance claim
  10. Who makes the final decison to approve or deny disability insurance benefits?
  11. 10 things to expect when your disability insurance company asks for an IME exam
  12. 10 reasons ERISA is an unfair law for disability insurance claimants
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  1. Is Cigna’s Denial of Your Appeal Really a Denial?
  2. Court Agrees with Sedgwick and Finds Plaintiff’s ERISA Lawsuit is Time-Barred
  3. Missouri Court Orders Cigna to Pay LTD Benefits to Medical Sales Executive
  4. Court Holds Plaintiff’s State Claims Preempted by ERISA and Dismissed Complaint
  5. MetLife’s Denial of LTD Benefits Was Based on Substantial Evidence
  6. Court Rules Proper Standard of Review is Abuse of Discretion
  7. District Court Holds That Reliance Standard Did Not Properly Consider Whether Traveling Nurse Could Perform The Material Duties Of Her Regular Occupation
  8. Met-Life Denies Benefits when Claimant Fails to Present Evidence to Support His Claim
  9. 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Disability Insurance, Answered
  10. Ohio National Sued for Not Paying Brokers Who Sold Annuities
  11. Court Finds Prudential Abused its Discretion in Denying LTD Benefits
  12. Court Denied American General’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
  13. Court Orders Principal Life to Pay Long-Term Disability Benefits to Plaintiff
  14. Massachusetts court overturns Unum’s decision to terminate disability benefits after paying for nearly ten years
  15. 8th Circuit Court of Appeal Overturns Award of LTD Benefits for Disabled Walmart Employee
  16. Court Rules Against Unum Holding Plaintiff’s Plan is Exempt from ERISA Coverage
  17. If Your Long Term Disability Claim is Denied due to a Pre-Existing Condition, All May Not be Lost
  18. LTD Claimant’s Failure to Submit Timely Appeal Was Fatal to His Disability Insurance Claim
  19. Prudential Wrongfully Relies on Neuropsychological Report to Deny LTD Benefits After 12 Years
  20. California Federal Court Orders Metropolitan Life Insurance Company to reinstate benefits to disabled analyst
  21. Court Upholds Standard’s Termination of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  22. Appeals Court Upholds Hartford’s Termination of Disability Benefits
  23. District Court Ordered to Evaluate Unum’s Pre-Existing Condition Claim
  24. Managing Partner Gregory M. Dell & Rachel Alters Selected as a Best Lawyers in America© 2019
  25. California Court Overturns Prudential Denial of LTD Benefits
  26. Cigna’s Termination of Disability Benefits was Arbitrary and Capricious
  27. Court Rules for Paul Revere/UNUM and Holds Plaintiff is not Totally Disabled
  28. Court Finds Aetna Had No Credible Argument Whatsoever To Support Its Decision To Deny Benefits To Claimant With MS
  29. Court Remands to Sedgwick for Reevaluation of Its Denial of Claim for Disability Benefits
  30. Court Criticizes Lina For Failing to Perform Independent Examination
  31. Summer 2018 – Welcome to Mosquito, Tick, & Flea Season
  32. Aetna Life Insurance Company Ordered by Federal Court Reconsider the Claim of Amazon Employee Disabled Due to Urinary Incontinence
  33. Recent Disability Insurance Company Trends
  34. Unum Motion to Deny Total Disability Benefits to OB/GYN Denied by Tennessee Judge
  35. Metlife Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits For Heart Disease Claimant is Reversed
  36. Indiana District Court criticizes Aetna for denying benefits to Amazon Employee
  37. Lincoln Financial Denial of LTD benefits after paying for 9 Years is Reversed on Appeal
  38. New Department of Labor Regulations for ERISA Disability Claims
  39. California Court Reverses Sunlife Disability Denial for Woman with Fibromyalgia
  40. Neck Pain and Long Term Disability Insurance Claim Help
  41. Is the Hartford Disability Purchase of Aetna Bad for Aetna LTD Policy Holders?
  42. Back Pain and Long Term Disability Insurance Claims
  43. Lockheed Martin Systems Integration Analyst Wins Long-term Disability Lawsuit against CIGNA
  44. Social Security Approval Does Not Mean Disability Insurance Benefits Must be Approved
  45. Substance Abuse Disability Insurance Claims Are Challenging when the Claimant is a Doctor
  46. Lincoln Financial Insurance Company to Buy Liberty Life Disability Insurance and Group Benefits Division
  47. Rheumatoid Arthritis And The Cognitive Dysfunction Connection In Disability Insurance Claims
  48. Court Rules Against United of Omaha’s Determination of Disability Date
  49. New Jersey Federal Court Rules Against Aetna and in Favor of Systems Analyst Disabled by Degenerative Joint Disease of the Lumbar Spine
  50. Unum Tells a Pharmacist On Narcotics That She Is Not Disabled and Denies Benefits
  51. Court Orders Principal Life to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefits
  52. Court Remands Finding That Reliance Arbitrarily Denied Disability Benefits
  53. Colorado District Court overturns denial of benefits by Life Insurance Company of North America
  54. Hartford Disability Company Field Interview Request and Video Surveillance
  55. Hartford Long Term Disability Benefit Denial Reversed by Minnesota Federal Judge
  56. Principal Life Disability Denial of Truck Driver Reversed by Washington Federal Judge
  57. Liberty Wrongfully Denies Long Term Disability Benefit Depression Claim Based on Filed Review
  58. Long Term Disability Claims Due to Back Pain
  59. United of Omaha criticized for relying on in-house medical review and failing to obtain independent examinations
  60. California Court Rules Disability Claim Accrues When Disability Terminates
  61. First Unum Cannot Extend Disability Appeal Review Indefinitely
  62. Court overturns United of Omaha’s termination of Plaintiff’s benefits after performing an unfair “any occupation” review
  63. Neuropsychological Testing in Long Term Disability Insurance Claims
  64. Registered Nurse Disabled By Plantar Fascitis Wins Long-term Disability Lawsuit Against United of Omaha Life Insurance Company After Judge Finds Evidence of “Cherry Picking”
  65. 9th Circuit Holds That Release In Plaintiff’s Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Bars Subsequent ERISA Benefits Claim
  66. California Court Overturns Prudential Denial of Disability Benefits
  67. District Court Affords Greater Weight To SSDI Award Than Surveillance Footage
  68. 7th Circuit Recognizes Chronic Debilitating Effects Of Fibromyalgia
  69. MetLife Changes Brand Name to Spinoff of Retail Brand Brighthouse
  70. Court Rejects Expanded Mental Illness Limitation to Coverage
  71. First Circuit Finds for Plaintiff and Awards Retroactive Mental Health Benefits
  72. Are Cigna Short Term Disability Denials on the Rise?
  73. Prudential Denies Long Term Disability Claim Due to Insurance Fraud
  74. Texas Court Dismisses ERISA Lawsuit due to Judicial Estoppel
  75. Oklahoma Court Remands to Give Plaintiff the Opportunity to Respond to Unum’s Allegations
  76. Federal Court Reverses Unum’s Denial of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  77. Federal District Court Overturns Hartford’s Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits
  78. Michigan Court Finds Plaintiff Eligible for Long Term Disability Benefits
  79. Prudential Denial of Disability Benefits to Employee that Was Disabled While Working is Reversed
  80. Liberty Mutual Ignores SSDI Approval and Denies LTD Benefits Wrongfully
  81. Hartford Denial of Disability Benefits to Claimant with Fibromyalgia is Reversed!
  82. Do You Know What Is Needed To File An ERISA Appeal?
  83. Aetna Long Term Disability Lump Sum Buyout or Settlement
  84. 9th Circuit Clarifies The Definition Of “Sedentary Work”
  85. Department of Labor Issues New Disability Claims Regulations Under ERISA Affecting Disability Claims Filed in 2018
  86. Gorsuch May Bring Employer-Friendly Approach to ERISA Cases
  87. The Dangers of Social Media and Disability Insurance Claims
  88. MetLife Denies Third Claim for Disability Benefits After Approving Two Separate Prior Claims for Disability Benefits for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferer
  89. Texas Judge Disagrees with Cigna and Applies Claimant Friendly Disability Standard of Review
  90. Michigan Court Reverses AT&T’s Denial of Plaintiff’s Two Claims for Short Term Benefits
  91. Utah Judge Reverses MetLife’s Denial of Mental Disability Long Term Benefits
  92. Florida Court Upholds Hancock’s Termination of Long Term Care Benefits
  93. MetLife Loses Case Over Unfair Life Insurance Disbursement Practices
  94. Texas Judge Rules No New Medical Evidence Allowed Post ERISA Disability Appeal
  95. Court Orders United of Omaha to Pay Death Benefit, Attorney’s Fees and Prejudgment Interest
  96. Disability Insurance Companies Deny Claims Based on Non Compliance
  97. Great West Disability Claim Help for Dentist
  98. MetLife Disability Settlement Buyout Legal Help
  99. Court Finds Multiple Errors and Orders Aetna to Pay Claimant Long Term Disability Benefits
  100. Reliance’s Delay in Denying Disability Claim May Affect Standard of Review
  101. Hartford Disability Claim Problems
  102. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer 2016 Employee Halloween Costume Contest
  103. Reliance Erred in Denying Disability Benefits When Physical Conditions Caused Disability
  104. Court Orders Metlife to Re-evaluate the Denial of Disability Benefits to Citibank Employee
  105. Maintaining Approval of Your Long Term Disability Benefits Requires Care and Treatment
  106. One Year Period to File Lawsuit Following Liberty Life Insurance Denial is Valid
  107. Liberty Life Has a Conflict of Interest and Court Orders Reinstatement of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  108. Standard Insurance Wins Appellate Remand for Claimant’s Own Occupation Disability Determination
  109. Unum Denial of Disability to Claimant with Lyme Disease Remanded by Washington ERISA Judge
  110. Met Life Slammed by California Judge for Long Term Disability Denial
  111. Court Orders Sedgwick to Pay Disability Benefits to Claimant with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome Even though the Employer Offered Her Accommodations
  112. Texas Ban on MetLife’s Discretionary Clause is Great for Long Term Disability Claimants
  113. California Court Agrees with MetLife’s Denial of Dismemberment Claim
  114. New York Federal Court Orders Aetna to Pay Long Term Disability Benefits
  115. Lyme Disease Carrying Tick Has Spread to 50% of U.S. Counties
  116. Unum Disability Claim Dismissed For Failure To File a Timely Claim
  117. Hartford Life Abused Its Discretion by Failing to Advise of Need for an FCE
  118. Michigan Court Remands Aetna to Reconsider Disability Benefit Denial
  119. Court Upholds Principal Life’s Denial of Extended Disability Benefits
  120. Washington Court Finds Liberty Erred in Terminating Disability Benefits
  121. Court Agrees: Principal Life Correctly Terminated Disability Benefits
  122. Court Remands Sun Life to Consider Social Security’s Decision to Award Plaintiff Disability Benefits
  123. Federal Court Orders Principal Life Insurance Company to Pay Disability Benefits
  124. Texas Court Orders Union Central to Provide Discovery to Plaintiff
  125. Claimant is Ordered to Pay Attorney Fees to Standard for Failing to Exhaust Her Administrative Remedies
  126. Court Orders Aetna to Pay Disability Benefits when Plaintiff was Found Capable of Working
  127. MetLife Disability Denial Upheld when Claimant Files Lawsuit Without ERISA Appeal
  128. Court Finds Sedgwick Wrong to Deny Benefits Without Considering Claimant’s Actual Job Duties
  129. Ohio Court Allows Investigation Into Reliance Standard Conflict of Interest After Disability Denial
  130. Arkansas Court Reverses Liberty Life’s Disability Denial for a Nurse
  131. Gregory Dell and Stephen Jessup discuss their experience in handling Liberty Mutual claims at all stages
  132. Sappi Company’s Difficult Definition of Disability is Not Illegal According to Minnesota Federal Court
  133. Washington Court Finds Omaha Wrongfully Relied on Video Surveillance to Deny Disability Benefits
  134. Can UNUM Be Sued for Defamation in a Disability Insurance Case?
  135. Massachusetts Court Reverses Liberty Disability Denial for Failure to Examine or Consider Subjective Pain
  136. Court Sides with PNC: A Claimant Must Provide Proof of How Condition is Disabling
  137. MetLife Disability Buyout and Lump Sum Settlements are Back
  138. Stephen Jessup and Gregory Dell discuss their experience in handling claims with Principal Financial
  139. Unum Disability Benefit Denial Trends, A Legal Perspective
  140. A New Bait and Switch Tactic by Unum Disability Insurance Company
  141. Sun Life’s Video Surveillance Backfires & is Ordered to Pay Disability Benefits
  142. Court Allows Aetna to Use the Dictionary of Occupational Titles to Deny LTD Benefits
  143. Court Rules Aetna Erred in Denying Long term Disability Benefits
  144. Federal Court Agrees with Aetna’s Termination of Disability Benefits
  145. Court Orders Aetna to Reconsider Termination of Disability Benefits Where Aetna Completely Ignored Treating Doctors Records and Recommendations
  146. When neither the Insurance Company nor the Claimant Can Produce the Original Disability Policy, the Burden is on the Plaintiff to Prove the Terms of His or Her Policy
  147. California Court Finds Anthem’s Long Term Disability Denial Unreasonable
  148. Federal ERISA Lawsuit Filed Against Prudential After It Denies Long-term Disability Benefits to Insured With Parkinson’s Disease
  149. Florida Court Holds Anthem Does Not Need to do Vocational Testing in Disability Denial
  150. Michigan Court Agrees With Anthem’s Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits
  151. Anthem Disability Claim Denial Reversed by Nevada Court
  152. Oregon Court Orders Standard to Pay Plaintiff Prejudgment Interest
  153. Disability Denial Remanded to Anthem for Analysis of Claimant’s Job Duties
  154. Federal Court Orders Anthem Life & Disability, to Reinstate Improperly Terminated Long Term Disability Benefits to a Fibromyalgia Claimant
  155. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer and Art Serve present Lee Berlin – Evolution
  156. Vermont Federal Court Makes ING / Reliastar Reevaluate its Denial of LTD Benefit Under Any Occupation Definition
  157. Lincoln Financial Beats to Their Own Drum With Long Term Disability Claims
  158. Federal ERISA Lawsuit Filed Against CIGNA Following Its Decision to Terminate the Long-term Disability Claim of an Insured Suffering from Severe and Chronic Lower Back Pain
  159. Accidental Death Benefit Denied By National Union Fire Insurance Due To Language of Policy Exclusion
  160. Unum Denies Disability Benefits to 53 Year Old Woman After Paying for 16 years
  161. GE Benefit Denial Overturned For Plaintiff with Permanent Loss of Function of His Foot
  162. Cigna’s Disability Denial Of Woman With Chronic Pain and Depression Reversed And Not Subject to Mental Nervous Limitation
  163. Metlife – Latest trends seen in handling ERISA and private disability insurance claims
  164. Cigna’s latest strategies for handling and denying disability benefit claims
  165. It is official, Anthem to buy Cigna, potentially creating the largest health insurer in the U.S.
  166. IME Exams from Disability Insurance Companies are on the Rise
  167. Court Rules That Sun Life Did Not Properly Review a Mental Nervous Disability Claim
  168. Is Unum Denying More Disability Benefit Claims Than Usual?
  169. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Proposes New Diagnostic Criteria and name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  170. Federal Appeal Court Upholds District Court Order to FedEx to Pay Long Term Total Disability Benefits to Its Employee
  171. WARNING: Lincoln Financial Disability Denial Requires Two ERISA Appeals before Filing Suit
  172. Federal Court Orders Aetna to Pay Long Term Disability Benefits to Their Own Employee
  173. Is Reliance Standard Wrongfully Offsetting Your Disability Insurance Benefit?
  174. Aetna Gets Thrashed by Judge Thrash For Denial of Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits to an Aetna Employee
  175. MetLife Denial of Disability Benefits For Woman With Fibromyalgia Remanded By Massachusetts Federal Judge
  176. North Carolina Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Disability Lawsuit Against Prudential As Untimely
  177. California Federal Court Finds Coverage Provision in Aetna Long-term Disability Plan to Be Ambiguous
  178. Criminal-Act exclusion does not apply without sufficient causal nexus
  179. Beware: MetLife Disability Insurance Policy Only Provides Three Years to File An ERISA Lawsuit
  180. Federal Government Questions Financial Stability of MetLife
  181. Court Remands Fibromyalgia Case for Further Consideration after Finding MetLife Failed to Consider FCE Report and Vocational Evaluation
  182. Federal Court Examines Vocational Reviews and ERISA Disability
  183. Disability Companies Are Wrongfully Using the 24 Month Mental Nervous Limitation
  184. Court Awards Attorney’s Fees After Disability Insurance Claim is Remanded Back to Sun Life
  185. United States District Judge Rules that Unum’s Decision to Deny Continued LTD Benefits Was Wrong because It Failed to Consider Relevant Evidence
  186. Does ERISA require Plan Administrators to have my claim reviewed by an independent vocational expert?
  187. Statute of Limitations Provision In Disability Policy Enforceable under ERISA
  188. Northern District of Illinois determines the exception to The Standard’s “limited conditions” provision does not apply when plaintiff failed to provide current positive MRI evidence of a herniated disc
  189. Disability plan administrator cannot use theoretical job as basis to deny claim
  190. After Appeal by Dell & Schaefer, Cigna overturns its decision to deny Short Term Disability Benefits
  191. Fibromyalgia Claimants are Finally Being Heard: California Court Rules that Prudential May Not Deny Claim Based on Lack of Objective Evidence of Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  192. 4 reasons that make a disability insurer’s denial of benefits arbitrary and capricious
  193. Discretionary Clause in Boeing’s Long-term Disability Plan Found to Be Legal, Despite California Statute Banning Discretionary Clauses
  194. Sedgwick Continues monitoring application for SSDI benefits even after terminating disability claim
  195. Eaton Corporation Employee Losses ERISA Disability Insurance Lawsuit as Court Says Ability to Perform Part-Time Works is Ability to Perform Any Occupation
  196. UNUM Sues Long Term Disability Claimant for Overpayment and Wins
  197. Are the opinions of your treating physician’s entitled to more deference?
  198. $1,000,000 in Unum Disability Benefits for an Attorney, Blackmail, and Supreme Court Denies Cert!
  199. AIG Repeatedly Denies Disability Benefits to a Colorado Woman with Fibromyalgia After Change of Disability Definition
  200. Pennsylvania Court rules Unum did not abuse its discretion in denying LTD benefits to woman who claimed she could not work for her employer under her current supervisor
  201. Court Allows Additional Evidence at Trial in ERISA Disability Case
  202. Tennessee Court Rules That Hartford’s Failure to Examine Patient Was An Abuse of Discretion and Overrules Disability Denial
  203. Claimant Wins Summary Judgment Motion against MetLife After Court Determined that MRI was Sufficient to Diagnose Radiculopathy
  204. Insurance policy intoxication exclusions are as ambiguous as they come
  205. Do Not Sleep on Your Rights to Disability Benefits
  206. Claimant Unsuccessful in Disability Insurance Lawsuit against Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company in a Louisiana Lawsuit
  207. Suffering From Chronic Severe Lyme Disease? You Are Not Alone.
  208. California Court Rules That Hartford Acted Unreasonably and Reverses Disability Denial
  209. Unum Disability Denial For 24 Month Self Reported Pain Limitation Due to Migraines Upheld By Virginia Court
  210. Sun Life Reversed Decision to Terminate Accountant’s Residual Disability Benefits Based on Her Medical Records and Physician Opinions, but Denied Her Benefits After Determining that Her Income While Disabled Was Greater Than 80% of Her Pre-Disability Income
  211. Cancer and Long Term Disability Insurance Policies
  212. Former Employee of Proctor & Gamble Loses Federal ERISA Lawsuit
  213. Claimant with Fibromyalgia and CRPS wins minor victory when U.S. Court of Appeals Vacates Judgment and Remands Case back to Sun Life for Re-evaluation
  214. Claimant with Fibromyalgia and CRPS Battles Sunlife for 5 Years Seeking Disability Benefits
  215. Sun Life Terminates Benefits After 24 Months Based on Nine Days of Surveillance
  216. Former Maintenance Mechanic Loses Claim For Denial Benefits Against Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, After Employer Makes Oral Misrepresentations Concerning Disability Insurance Coverage
  217. California Federal Court Finds Man Disabled, Overturns Unum’s Decision that denied Long Term Disability Benefits
  218. Is Cigna’s Medical Director John M. Mendez Licensed to practice medicine?
  219. Court Finds Objective Evidence Alone, Without Supporting Subjective Evidence, Is Not Enough To Prove Disability, Rules in Favor of Hartford
  220. A Letter to Cigna CEO Following Denial of Disability Benefits to a Wheel Chair Bound Woman
  221. MetLife Improperly Applies Limitation For “Neuromusculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Disorder” to Long Term Disability Claim
  222. United of Omaha Life Insurance Co. Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits Reversed By Alabama Judge
  223. Court grants partial summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff, remanding claim back to Aetna to review records it failed to review during the appeals process
  224. Lawsuit Against IME Physician Alleging Fraudulent Misrepresentation By IME Physician Dismissed by US District Court
  225. Anesthesiologist Loses Disability Insurance Lawsuit Against Sun Life Assurance Company in Pennsylvania Federal Court
  226. Attorney sues Unum to recover benefits after Unum terminates disability claim after learning attorney committed fraud; Unum counterclaims for over $1 million in overpaid benefits
  227. Insured’s Lawsuit Dismissed By Massachusetts Federal Court For Being Filed Too Late
  228. US Supreme Court to Hear Disability Insurance Case Against Hartford Insurance Company
  229. California Court holds that Hartford Abused Its Discretion in Denying Amazon.com employee LTD Benefits
  230. Pennsylvania Court Awards Long Term Disability Benefits To Claimant, Finds Aetna Abused Discretion By Failing To Consider Self-Reported Symptoms
  231. Credibility Judgments Without IME Lead to Remand Back to Libery Life for Full and Fair Review in Kentucky ERISA Disability Lawsuit
  232. Missouri Court Awards Full Disability Benefits in Mental Nervous Condition Case Against Hartford
  233. New York Court Recognizes Unum Insurance Company’s History of Biased Claims Administration and Permits Discovery Into a Potential Conflict of Interest
  234. New York Judge’s 168 Page Ruling Finds In Favor Of Hartford’s LTD Benefit Denial In ERISA Lawsuit
  235. Dell & Schaefer Managing Partner Gregory Dell Named to 2014 Best Lawyers® in America List
  236. Alabama Court Refuses To Consider Additional Medical Evidence Submitted After Metlife’s Denial Of Claimant’s One Mandatory ERISA Disability Appeal
  237. Objective versus Subjective: Evidence Requirements in ERISA Disability Lawsuits
  238. Aetna Ordered to Produce Internal Statements of Policies, Procedures and Guideline Relative to Claimant’s Long-Term Disability Claim
  239. New Research Reveals Potential “Cause” of Fibromyalgia and Objective Test
  240. Appellate Court Rules That Hartford’s Failure to Examine Patient Was An Abuse of Discretion and Overrules Disability Denial
  241. Beware of Unfavorable Language Limiting the Maximum Pay Period of Neuromuscular, Musculoskeletal or Soft tissue Disorder in MetLife Group Long-term Disability Policies
  242. CNN Publishes Story on Lyme Disease as a Disabling Condition
  243. Cigna Makes Disability Insurance Claim Claimant Live in Fear of Claim Denial
  244. What You Should Be Aware of When Purchasing a Lloyd’s of London Disability Insurance Policy
  245. CIGNA Reaches Regulatory Settlement Agreement with Massachusetts Prompting the Review of Disability Benefit Denials
  246. Cigna Long Term Disability Insurance Settlement Agreement Information
  247. Aetna and The Rawlings Company LLC Seek to Reduce Your Disability Benefit
  248. Northwestern Mutual Disability Claim Denial Reversed By Court
  249. To Remand or Not to Remand: One Court’s Opinion on When to Remand a Claim for Long Term Disability Benefits under an ERISA Aetna Policy
  250. 3 Ways Hartford Wrongfully Denied Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits to Claimant with MS
  251. Mass Court Finds Johnson & Johnson Abused Its Discretion In Long Term Disability Claim
  252. Michigan Court Upholds Metlife Denial of Benefits as Claimant Failed to Prove Disability
  253. Hartford Prevails in ERISA Lawsuit Demonstrating ERISA Law can be Unfair for Claimants
  254. Sometimes a Unum disability denial is correct, even after 5 years of payments
  255. MetLife Ordered to Pay Disability Insurance Benefits to MetLife Employee with Lyme’s Disease
  256. Migraine and Headache Disability Insurance Claims are Common
  257. Beware of the CIGNA “Vocational Rehabilitation Assistance Program”
  258. A Claimants View of a Standard Insurance Company Disability Benefit Claim
  259. Mutual of Omaha disability denial remanded for wrongful evaluation of occupation
  260. Failure to treat your medical condition can lead to termination of long term disability benefits
  261. Sun Life Disability Claim and SunLife Ignores Medical Information
  262. Sedgwick and AT&T sued as a result of SSDI Overpayment
  263. MetLife disability insurance plan has terrible language, but it complies with ERISA
  264. Six year disability lawsuit against Sun Life: long term disability claimant wins benefits plus interest
  265. Failure to file a timely ERISA disability appeal can eliminate your right to file a disability lawsuit
  266. Court rules Cigna cannot use 24 month mental health limitation to deny disability benefits
  267. California State Disability Benefits Process is Now Online!
  268. Disability benefit denial lawsuit against Liberty Life and HSBC can proceed
  269. When is it safe to assume the disability company won’t deny my disability insurance claim?
  270. Cigna disability video surveillance is common but hiding the results is not
  271. ACI Recognizes Gregory Dell as a Disability Expert
  272. Cigna Exposes Disability Plan Administrator To $9,900 ERISA Penalty For Failure To Produce Plan Documents
  273. FedEx and Aetna Disability Benefit Claim Ruling is Great for Disabled FedEx Employees
  274. Court Rules That Walgreens Employee’s Long Term Disability Claim Lawsuit Shall Not Be Dismissed
  275. Hurricane Sandy Causes Problems for NJ Resident Seeking Prudential Disability Insurance Benefits
  276. Hartford abused its discretion by relying on video surveillance and ignoring medical evidence
  277. Dow Chemical Employees May Always Get A Fair Review of Disability Denial
  278. State of Vermont Abolishes Discretionary Clauses in ERISA Disability Policies
  279. Another study confirming that medication overuse can make headaches worse
  280. Lincoln National denies accidental death benefits after jet ski accident and Court agrees
  281. Unum Insurance Is Financing Medical Studies Which Could Be Prejudicial to Disability Claimants
  282. Unum Calculation Of Monthly Earnings Results In Loss Of $10,000 Monthly For Quadripeligic Disability Claimant
  283. Court Orders Hartford to Disclose Relationship with University Disability Consortium
  284. Aetna Disability Benefit Denial for Former Boeing Employee is Upheld by Appeal Court
  285. Three Important Things to Consider When Applying for Disability Insurance Benefits
  286. Is my disability insurance policy subject to or governed by ERISA?
  287. Federal Court Orders Unum to Release Documents Following Disability Insurance Denial
  288. Long Term Disability Insurer the Standard May Seek Recoupment for an SSDI Overpayment from a Claimant Who Declared Bankruptcy
  289. Ambiguous Disability Policy Language is Construed in Favor of Disability Claimant with Berkshire Life Policy
  290. Federal Court Upholds Unum Disability Benefit Denial
  291. Court Throws Out Disability Benefit Denial Based on Aetna’s Internal Physicians’ Review
  292. Florida Courts Have A Complicated Six Step Disability Insurance Denial Protocol
  293. Disability Attorney Gregory Dell Appears on the Ed Tyll Radio Show
  294. Johnson & Johnson Employee with Depression Denied Disability Benefits After Definition Change
  295. Liberty Mutual Ordered to Pay Attorney Fees in Disability Denial Lawsuit
  296. MetLife Disability Denial of MetLife Employee Upheld by California Court
  297. Sedgwick Disability Denial of AT&T Employee Reversed Once Again
  298. Texas Court Upholds Prudential Disability Insurance Denial
  299. Texas Disability Insurance Attorney Regularly Fight ERISA Disability Denials
  300. Do I Qualify For Total Disability Insurance Benefits In Texas?
  301. Texas Disability Insurance Companies Can Be Subject to Bad Faith Claim
  302. Unum Disability Beneft Denial Overturned for Pre-textual Investigation
  303. “Any occupation” disability insurance claim discussed by a California Disability Lawyer
  304. A Successful California Disability Insurance Claim Does Not Require “Absolute Helplessness”
  305. Reliance Standard Disability Insurance Denial Upheld by California Court
  306. Fibromyalgia Claimant Wins MetLife Disability Insurance Lawsuit
  307. California Disability Insurance Attorneys Battle Discretionary Clauses Daily
  308. MetLife Disability Claim Limited to 24 Months of Benefits Results in ERISA Lawsuit
  309. Cigna Denies Disability Benefits, But Additional Information Could Have Resulted In A Victory
  310. California Court denies Plaintiff’s Attempt to Introduce New Medical Information During ERISA Disability Lawsuit Against Hartford for Long Term Disability Benefits
  311. Boeing Employee Suffering From Severe Chronic Back Pain Sues Aetna For Denial Of ERISA Benefits
  312. Sedgwick And AT&T Disability Denial Scheme Exposed In ERISA Lawsuit
  313. Unum Disability Denial With Medical Record Review Only
  314. Sun Life Pays Disability Benefits For Three Years To A Claimant Who Wasn’t Actually Covered Under A Sun Life Policy
  315. Another Cigna Hired Gun Doctor To Be Exposed!
  316. California Federal Court Finds That MetLife Abused Its Discretion And Awards Financial Analyst Long-Term Disability Benefits
  317. Unum Sued By An Ophthalmologist And A BJC Healthcare Employee Who Both Were Denied Disability Benefits
  318. Misrepresentation By Claimant Results in Unum Disability Claim Denial
  319. Aetna Is Sued For Failure To Pay ERISA Benefits To Boeing Employee For Injuries Sustained In A Shooting
  320. Pennsylvania Pharmacy Owner Learns The Hard Way That Accuracy Is Everything When Applying for Disability Insurance Benefits
  321. New York Federal Court Denies MetLife’s Motion To Dismiss Lyme Disease Victim’s Petition For Disability Benefits
  322. Will A $38 Million Loss Result In More Prudential Disability Insurance Claim Denials?
  323. Do You Know The Differences Between ERISA Disability Policy And NON-ERISA Disability Policy?
  324. A Claimant’s View of a Prudential Disability Benefit Denial
  325. Eastman Chemical Company Employee Loses Lawsuit Against MetLife for Disability Benefits
  326. Do You Know The Job Requirements To Be A Lincoln Financial Disability Claim Specialist?
  327. Bon Secours Employee Wins Lawsuit Against Unum who had Denied Him Disability Benefits
  328. Kentucky Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Mutual Of Omaha Insurance
  329. Prudential Claimants Unsuccessful At Challenging The Offsetting Of Dependents’ SSDI Benefit Award
  330. Minnesota Disability Claimant Filed Suit Against Employer Over Terminated Disability Benefits
  331. Court Finds MetLife Has No Right To Request An IME After Unnecessary Delay
  332. Court Takes Sun Life To Task For Denial Of Disability And Life Insurance Benefits Of Man With Brain Tumor
  333. Sedgwick Terminates PNC Compliance Specialist’s Long Term Disability Benefits
  334. CIGNA Disability Claim Denial: A Claimant’s View
  335. American Red Cross Worker Sues Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company For Wrongful Termination of Long Term Disability Benefits
  336. North Carolina Court Determines That Sedgwick Abused Their Discretion And Wrongfully Denied Disability Benefits For BellSouth Employee
  337. Total Knee Replacement, Yet Sedgwick Still Denies AT&T Employee’s Disability Claim
  338. Two Takes on Fibromyalgia
  339. Are Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) Providers Really “Independent”?
  340. Unum Tries To Hide Fact That Its “Independent” Medical Advisors Are Actually Employees Of Unum
  341. DRS Technologies Employee Sues Prudential For The Wrongful Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  342. Court Compels Metlife To Reconsider Its Decision To Terminate Claimant’s Long-Term Disability Benefits
  343. KeyCorp District Manager Sues The Prudential Insurance Company Of America For Improper Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  344. Unum CEO Testifies At US Senate Hearing About Disability Insurance
  345. Pennsylvania Court Awards STD Benefits And $27,000 In Attorneys’ Fees To Phlebotomist
  346. Toyota Quality Assurance Monitor Sues Life Insurance Company Of North America For Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  347. Microsoft Employee Sues Prudential For Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  348. Illinois Insurance Law Gives Claimant A Fighting Chance Against Disability Insurance Company
  349. Asurion Employee Files Lawsuit Against Life Insurance Company Of North America For Wrongful Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  350. Court Orders Life Insurance Company Of North America To Pay Claimant Long-Term Disability Benefits
  351. Clopay Corporation Customer Service Representative Sues Prudential For The Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  352. Kirk & Blum/CECO Environmental Employee Files Lawsuit Against Lincoln Financial Group For Wrongful Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  353. Hartford Disability Denial of Insurance Agent with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue is Reversed
  354. Employees of Staples & Nortel Networks among Four Plaintiffs To Sue Prudential For Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
  355. Who is Making the Decisions on a Sun Life Disability Benefits Claim?
  356. Aetna Disability Denial of Marriott Employee Upheld by Louisiana Federal Judge
  357. Medical Doctor Suffering From Disabling Chronic Conditions Sues AXA Equitable For Wrongful Denial Of Disability Benefits
  358. Lincoln Financial Disability Denial: Determining a Date of Disability is Critical
  359. Liberty Mutual Disability Denial Of Wachovia Employee Upheld By Appellate Court
  360. 56-Year-Old Disabled District Manager Of Dollar Financial Group Sues Aetna For Denial Of Disability Benefits
  361. Hartford Interview Request Is A Trap Used To Support A Disability Denial
  362. Assistant Vice President of Meadowbrook Insurance Group files a lawsuit against CIGNA for denied disability benefits claim
  363. Weston Engineering employee sues AETNA Life Insurance Company for denied disability benefits
  364. Sedgwick continues to deny disability benefits to AT&T employee
  365. Long time Bank of America employee sues AETNA for denial of disability benefits
  366. CIGNA faces a lawsuit by American Homecare Supply Respiratory therapist for termination of disability benefits
  367. Tempur employee suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome sues Union Central Life for denial of disability benefits
  368. Wells Fargo disability claimants in Alabama and Florida file lawsuits against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston for unpaid long term disability benefits
  369. Texas claimant takes Reliastar to task for denied disability benefits
  370. Duke University Doctor sues UNUM Life Insurance Company for long term disability benefits
  371. California Consultant sues Northwestern Life Insurance Company for unpaid disability benefits
  372. At least five lawsuits were recently filed in Florida District Courts against Prudential for non-payment of disability benefits to deserving claimants
  373. Electrical assembly worker for Northrop Grumman files a complaint against UNUM for denial of long term disability benefits
  374. CIGNA under fire in Minnesota Federal Court for termination of claimant’s disability benefits
  375. Question writer for Jeopardy/Sony Pictures files suit against Prudential
  376. New Jersey claimant files suit against New York Life, Unum and Paul Revere for miscalculated disability benefits
  377. New Jersey BankUnited employee files suit against Lincoln National
  378. Office Depot employee files suit against employer and Aetna for unpaid disability benefits
  379. Dental surgeon sues Paul Revere Life Insurance Company for wrongful denial of long-term disability benefits
  380. Bank of America, Boeing, and Cytec Industries employees file lawsuits against Aetna Life Insurance Company over disability benefits
  381. Northwestern Mutual sued by shareholder attorney for underpaying and denying long-term disability benefits
  382. CIGNA has three new lawsuits to deal with for unpaid disability benefits
  383. Employees of Wells Fargo, Heinz, and Otis Elevator sue Liberty Life for denial of ERISA benefits
  384. Registered nurse at Temple University Hospital denied disability benefits, sues Cigna
  385. Aetna Life Insurance Company sued by Bank of America and Huhtamaki employees for failing to provide ERISA benefits
  386. Disabled attorney forced to sue UNUM for her disability benefits
  387. 5 disability lawsuits recently filed against UNUM in TN, OH, MO, and MI
  388. Liberty Life faces disability benefit lawsuits in Florida and Maryland for denying disability benefits
  389. CIGNA/LINA sued by Lockheed Martin employee for unpaid disability benefits
  390. Radio personality files lawsuit against UNUM to recover disability benefits
  391. Liberty Mutual must consider disability appeal submitted 2.5 years after denial
  392. CIGNA denies disability claim and gets sued by neurologist
  393. Microsoft employee denied disability benefits by Prudential
  394. Five lawsuits recently filed in Florida Courts against Prudential for non-payment of disability benefits to deserving claimants
  395. General surgeon files lawsuit against Provident Life and UNUM for disability benefits award
  396. Two Yellow Book employees sue Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston for failing to pay ERISA disability benefits
  397. Social Security Disability Benefits Approval the First Time
  398. Microsoft employee forced to sue Prudential for denial of ERISA disability benefits
  399. Wyeth Pharmaceutical/Pfizer Senior Attorney suffering from disability sues Ohio National Life Insurance Company for denial of disability benefits
  400. Panasonic and Microsoft employees sue Prudential in Tennessee and Indiana for denying their disability claims
  401. Employees of Boeing and Bank of America sue Aetna for denying disability benefits under ERISA regulations
  402. Disabled Georgia man sues Boston Mutual for denial of disability benefits
  403. After being denied disability benefits, Rabbi suffering from bipolar disorder sues CIGNA
  404. Jury orders Unum Provident to pay lifetime long term disability insurance benefits to physician
  405. Prudential denies disability benefits to KPMG employee suffering from “sick sinus” syndrome
  406. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston sued under ERISA in three different cases for denial to pay disability benefits
  407. UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Recruiting Manager suffering from depression and anxiety denied benefits
  408. Standard Motor Products Employee file an ERISA Lawsuit against Prudential Insurance for denied disability benefits
  409. Ohio National Life Insurance Company denies claim after 7 years of disability payments
  410. Ladenburg Thalmann Branch Manager suffering from injured back sues CIGNA for denial of disability benefits
  411. Disability attorney and client suffering from fibromyalgia and hypertension sue UNUM for unpaid long term disability benefits
  412. Nestle Waters employee sues Assurant for denial of disability benefits under ERISA
  413. Prudential Insurance Company of America recently sued three times under ERISA for denying disability benefits
  414. Delta Air Lines Customer Service employee files lawsuit against Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. for denial of disability benefits
  415. Life Insurance Company of North America sued under ERISA in three different cases for denial to pay disability benefits
  416. TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation financial analyst suffering from Type II diabetes and heart condition sues Prudential
  417. Disabled South Carolina doctor sues Berkshire Life for disability benefits
  418. Steel fabricator suffering from disability wins lawsuit against Lincoln National
  419. Two Comcast employees and a registered nurse file three ERISA lawsuits against Liberty Life Insurance in Pennsylvania for denial of disability benefits
  420. Wisconsin disability attorney and client sue Prudential Life Insurance for its “baseless” denial of ERISA disability benefits
  421. Disability attorney sues Aetna Life Insurance for failure to pay short term disability benefits to Huhtamaki Americas employee
  422. Shaw Industries Group employee suffering with fibromyalgia and lupus sues Unum Life Insurance Company for denial of disability benefits
  423. 12 years of disability payments paid, but CIGNA suddenly determines claimant can perform sedentary job
  424. CIGNA pays disability benefits for 10 years, offers a lump sum buyout and then denies disability claim
  425. Medical Secretary suffering from “failed back syndrome” and leukemia sues The Standard Insurance Company for disability benefit denial
  426. Medical Doctor sues Guardian / Berkshire Life Insurance Company Of America for $1.2 million dollars following denial of disability insurance benefits
  427. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit ruled Unum Life Insurance Company Of America is prevented from using Self-Reported Symptoms Limitation Clause to discontinue long term disability benefits payments for woman with fibromyalgia
  428. Prudential denies disability benefits despite FCE Exam stating former Data Distributor Inc. employee with heart condition cannot perform sedentary occupation
  429. Group Health Plan Inc’s Actuary sues Reliastar Life Insurance Company and ING Disability Claims Management Services for recovery of disability benefits under The Ramsey Health Care Services Short Term Disability Plan
  430. CIGNA denies disability insurance benefits to Engineering Manager with Stage 4 cancer
  431. Registered nurse & her california disability lawyer sue Unum Life Insurance Company for failure to pay disability benefits
  432. Massachusetts Disability Attorney filed lawsuit against the Aetna Life Insurance Company on behalf of Biogen Idec, Inc’s IT Technical Ops Lead for denial long term disability benefits
  433. Law office bookkeeper with lupus and fibromyalgia denied disability benefits by Unum Life Insurance Company of America in Indiana
  434. Jean Pentecost and her Montana disability lawyer file a complaint against CIGNA
  435. What is Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston trying to hide in denial of disability benefits?
  436. A phlebotomist employed by Quest Diagnostics and diagnosed with RSD sues Aetna for denial of long term disability insurance benefits
  437. CIGNA entitled to recover social security disability benefit overpayment
  438. Cigna denies Herff Jones Inc. employee disability benefits after she is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
  439. Bridgestone employee sues Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston for long term disability benefits
  440. Oregon Judge orders Standard Insurance Company to pay disability insurance benefits beyond the 24 month mental disorder limitation
  441. California Judge grants disability claimant’s request to investigate Hartford Life And Accident Insurance Company’s relationship with hired doctors
  442. Life Insurance Company Of North America denies disability benefits and battles claimant for 4.5 years in Federal Court
  443. Standard Insurance Company’s attempt to dismiss disability insurance lawsuit is denied in-part by Florida Federal Judge
  444. California Court orders CIGNA to disclose amount paid to MES Solutions for medical reviews
  445. Federal Judge orders Sedgwick Claims Management to pay disability benefits to PNC Financial Services Group, Inc’s Collection/Recovery Team Manager
  446. Appellate Court denies Liberty Mutual’s attempt to recover $163,661.57 in disability benefits paid to disability claimant and business owner
  447. Court Of Appeals agrees with Texas Judge that UNUM did not abuse its discretion in denying Accenture LLP’s employee’s claim for disability benefits
  448. Hartford Life And Accident Insurance Company denies disability benefits and prevails in lawsuit filed by operator for Mohawk Inc.
  449. California disability attorney sues Standard Insurance Company for denial of long term disability benefits payments to paraplegic
  450. Tenet Healthcare Corporation employee sues UNUM Life Insurance Company Of America under ERISA for wrongfully denying disability benefits by disregarding attending physician’s medical opinion
  451. Claimants under HSBC North America Holdings, Inc. Group Long Term Disability Benefits Plan sue Unum Life Insurance of America in Illinois and Nevada
  452. Disabled IKA Works, Inc. employee sues the Prudential Insurance Company of America to compel payment of disability benefits under an ERISA plan
  453. Appellate Court upholds Prudential’s decision denying disability benefits to insured when he refused to attend an IME Exam
  454. Arkansas disability attorney filed lawsuit against Sun Life and Health Insurance Company on behalf of disabled Buford Media Group, LLC’s Office Manager for denial of disability benefits
  455. Disabled project manager for RTP Technology Corporation filed lawsuit against the Unum Life Insurance Company of America for refusal to pay disability benefits
  456. Unum Life Insurance Company of America sued for claiming social security child benefits as part of the reimbursement for overpayment of long term disability benefits
  457. New Jersey disability attorney filed lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Company of America to compel payment of long term disability benefits to disabled client
  458. Disabled engineer from Philips Electronics North America sue Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. for denial of long term benefits claim
  459. Office medical specialist suffering with fibromyalgia and CFS hires Arizona Disability Attorney to sue CIGNA for denial of disability benefits
  460. CIGNA Group Insurance and Subsidiaries sued in Alabama, New York and Michigan for allegedly acting arbitrarily and capriciously in denying claims for long term disability benefits
  461. Xerox employee is denied her long term disability benefits and sues Sedgwick and Xerox
  462. Sun Life Insurance Company is sued for disability benefits in two separate cases for arbitrary and capricious denial of disability claims
  463. Insurance sales agent files a disability insurance denial lawsuit against Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
  464. 30 year veteran employee of 3M Company sues company and Sedgwick Insurance for disability benefit denial
  465. Sunlife denies disability benefits to Wise Foods employee disabled by cancer and shoulder surgeries
  466. Court stops UNUM from denying disability benefits based on the plan’s “Self-Reported Symptoms Limitation”
  467. Prudential terminates disability benefits of traumatic brain injury claimant in a case of mistaken identity
  468. Cigna denies disability benefits to former Healthsouth Corporation nurse after paying for 11 years
  469. Former Charles Schwab Corporation employee sues Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston for denial of long term disability benefits
  470. Disabled Unisys network design engineer sue Aetna Life Insurance Company seeking payment of long term disability benefits
  471. Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeal denied Estate Of Pepsiamericas, Inc.’s employee motion to recover accidental death and dismemberment benefits from group disability insurance plan issued by Unum
  472. Unum Insurance claims no object evidence exist and denies disability benefits to St. Anthony Central Hospital nurse suffering from fibromyalgia
  473. AT&T employee with back injury sues Sedgwick Claim Management Services, Inc. for denial of short term disability benefits
  474. Disabled interventional radiologist with sleep apnea and cardiac limitations sues Unum Provident and Hartford Life for denial of long-term disability benefits payments
  475. Disabled employee of University Of California Davis diagnosed with fibromyalgia sues Liberty Mutual for denial of disability benefits and seeks punitive damages
  476. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company denies partial disability benefits to trial attorney resulting in lawsuit for violations of Washington Insurance Fair Conduct Act
  477. Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company faces disability denial lawsuit from disabled account clerk of Katz Insurance Group diagnosed with PTSD
  478. Washington disability attorney filed lawsuit against the Hartford Insurance Company for denial of long term disability benefits to mentally disabled woman
  479. UNUM denies disability insurance benefits to disabled nurse with fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis
  480. A former HCBS sales manager diagnosed with lyme disease sues UNUM Life Insurance for disability claim denial
  481. Anesthesiologist files lawsuit against Paul Revere Life Insurance Company alleging wrongful deduction of social security retirement benefits
  482. Podiatrist sues Northwestern Mutual seeking disability insurance benefits and bad faith damages
  483. Missouri disability lawyer files ERISA lawsuit against Lincoln National Life Insurance Company for denying LTD benefits
  484. Do you trust disability insurance companies will pay benefits if you are disabled?
  485. Former Zurich Insurance employee diagnosed with crohn’s disease sues Liberty Life for denial of disability benefits
  486. Prudential Insurance sued by disabled HNI Corporation employee for denial of disability insurance benefits after 7 years
  487. Nevada disability lawyer and COX Enterprises Inc’s customer service rep sue AETNA Life Insurance Company for denial of disability benefits
  488. CIGNA Life Insurance Company denies disability benefits yet social security disability benefits are approved
  489. Guardian Life Insurance seeks overpayment of disability benefits for child social security disability benefits awarded to disabled claimant’s daughter
  490. Sun Life denies disability insurance benefits to Alabama man with heart problems
  491. Georgia disability lawyer sues Aetna for terminating disability benefits to Georgia woman with rectal cancer
  492. Aetna Life Insurance Company denies disability benefits and claims physical therapist with back disorder can perform “reasonable occupation”
  493. Aetna fails to review Bank Of America employee’s ERISA disability benefit appeal timely resulting in lawsuit by an Illinois disability lawyer
  494. City University Of Medicine & Bioscience former employee disabled by back disorder sues Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company for denial of disability benefits
  495. Former Aegon USA employee suffering with multiple sclerosis sues CIGNA for denial of disability insurance benefits
  496. Former security guard of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia alleges CIGNA Insurance engaged in fraudulent and malicious disability claims practices
  497. Pizzeria owner suffering from Celiac disease filed lawsuit against Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America for breach of contract in refusing to pay disability benefits
  498. 20 years of receiving disability insurance benefits and CIGNA denies woman’s benefits three separate times
  499. UNUM Life Insurance Company sued by California Disability Lawyer after denial of benefits for a school custodian
  500. Washington attorney sues CIGNA for denying disability benefits during any occupation stage and seeking to collect SSDI overpayment
  501. Prudential Insurance pays disability benefits for 12 years to former Prudential employee then denies claim
  502. Wisconsin man sues Liberty Life for termination of disability insurance benefits
  503. Former Aetna employee sues Aetna for denial of short-term disability benefits
  504. Unum sued for denying disability benefits to florida woman with fibromyalgia, neuropathy, and hepatitis
  505. Insurance company relies on manipulative video surveillance techinique to challenge disabiling condition
  506. Florida lawsuit filed against UNUM Life Insurance Company by disabled woman for failure to pay disability benefits and to clarify plan’s benefits
  507. Epileptic auto technician sues Lincoln National Life Insurance Company (formerly Jefferson Pilot Financial Insurance Company) for denial of disability benefits
  508. UNUM Life Insurance Company of America sued by resident of Carroll County, Arkansas for denying disability benefits under ERISA plan
  509. Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company sued for denying lifetime disability benefits to former attorney
  510. If You Can Afford It, Then You Should Only Buy An Individual Disability Insurance Policy
  511. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company sued by occupational therapist for denial of disability insurance benefits
  512. Liberty Mutual Life Insurance denies disability benefits for depression despite two hospitalizations by claimant
  513. Prudential Insurance Company sued for denial of disability benefits to former U.S. FoodService Inc. sales analyst with back disorder
  514. UNUM sued by Ohio disability attorney for failure to pay disabiity insurance benefits to ex-nurse restricted to using a cane or motorized scooter to get around
  515. South Carolina disability attorneys sue Liberty Mutual three times in one week for denial of disability insurance benefits
  516. AETNA Life Insurance Company sued for failure to pay out disability benefits to ex senior nurse suffering from disabling mental conditions
  517. AETNA Life Insurance Company ordered by West Virginia Federal Judge to reevaluate denial of disability benefits to Bristol-Myers Squibb Manager
  518. SunLife & Aetna Life Insurance Company sued for denial of disability benefits
  519. Federal Judge orders Union Security (Assurant) to re-evaluate disability denial due to failure to consider risk of substance abuse relapse as disabling condition
  520. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada sued by gunshot victim for failure to pay long term disability benefits
  521. Reliance Standard Insurance Company and Lincoln National Life Insurance Company attempt to avoid payment of disability benefits by ignoring claimant’s application
  522. Prudential Insurance Company sued for denying claim for disability benefits to disabled individual suffering from chronic back and leg pain
  523. Court of Appeals denies appeal for Business Executive claiming disability benefits due to lower back injury against Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
  524. CUNA Mutual terminates disability benefits to woman suffering from depression and lyme disease
  525. New York Court upholds Hartford Insurance Company’s denial of disability benefits but denies $86,000 overpayment claim
  526. Lincoln Nebraska man suffering from fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome sues UNUM when he is denied disability benefits
  527. LINA and CIGNA need to listen to the Federal Courts and stop denying disability insurance claims for people disabled by fibromyalgia
  528. Sun Life deducts veteran disability benefits from claimant’s monthly long term disability check
  529. Pennsylvania class action disability insurance suit against Reassure and Swiss Re dismissed due to lack of subject matter jurisdiction
  530. Disability benefits lawsuit against Fortis Benefits Insurance Company dismissed by West Virginia Federal Court
  531. Federal Court provides 5 reasons CIGNA wrongfully denied disability benefits to man suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome
  532. CIGNA/LINA sued for denying waiver of life insurance premium to caretaker of disabled and mentally challenged adults
  533. Liberty Mutual sued in Tampa Federal Court for denying long term disability insurance benefits
  534. Disability lawsuit against MetLife alleges insurance company refuses to pay disabled claimant
  535. Doctor files a Disability insurance lawsuit against Guardian Life Insurance
  536. Federal lawsuit against Hartford Insurance alleges company refuses to pay disabled Patriot Act analyst
  537. Life Insurance Company of North America, part of CIGNA Corporation, sued for refusing disability insurance benefits for mentally ill teacher
  538. Hartford Financial’s mental nervous disorder limitation clause in disability insurance policy held ambiguous
  539. Michigan Court determines Sedgwick wrongly terminated woman’s disability benefits and awards Michigan disability attorney his fees
  540. Disability insurance benefits lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Company is dismissed by Pennsylvania Judge
  541. Disability insurance claimant’s allegation of bad faith against Unum Provident is disallowed due to ERISA regulations
  542. Disability insurance companies challenge heart disease disability insurance claims
  543. UNUM class action filed by New York disability insurance attorneys is dismissed by Federal Judge
  544. Sun Life Insurance Co. wrongfully denies disability insurance benefits following disability claimant’s failure to respond timely
  545. CIGNA destroys copy of accidental disability insurance policy but claimant is able to prove existence of policy and obtain benefits
  546. Principal Life denies disability benefits to a physician and then seeks attorney fees after physician’s disability denial is affirmed by Texas Judge
  547. Pennsylvania Court rules that CIGNA disability insurance policy allows for offset of lost wages from auto insurance policy
  548. Liberty Mutual ordered to pay interest & attorney fees following disability insurance claim denial
  549. Missouri Court reverses Prudential Insurance Company’s wrongful denial of disability insurance benefits for former pharmacy technician
  550. CIGNA / LINA wrongfully relies upon surveillance video to deny long term disability insurance benefits
  551. ReliaStar reduces monthly disability insurance benefits to veteran due to VA benefits
  552. Cytec Industries and Broadspire Services discontinue disability insurance benefits for army veteran suffering from PTSD
  553. Guardian disability insurance denial is upheld by Ohio Federal Court & Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  554. North Carolina disability attorney is unsuccessful in obtaining disability insurance benefits for former TYCO employee
  555. Reliance Standard terminates long-term disability benefits after receiving the results of an IME and FCE
  556. The evolution of denying fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome claims in group long term disability policies
  557. Broadspire Services terminate long-term disability benefits after paying for 8 years
  558. Texas Insurance Commissioner eliminates discretionary clauses in disability insurance policies
  559. Companion Life wrongfully relies on 22 minutes of video surveillance to deny disability insurance benefits
  560. MetLife denies benefits to stockbroker disabled by depression, yet Pennsylvania Federal Judge awards disability benefits
  561. Pennsylvania Federal Judge orders Prudential Insurance Company to pay disability benefits to woman diagnosed with RSD
  562. American United Life Insurance disability denial reversed for woman with fibromyalgia, depression and migraines
  563. Aetna refuses video recording of IME and threatens to deny disability benefits unless claimant agrees to sign IME doctor’s authorization form
  564. Prudential ordered by Michigan Court to reconsider long term disability insurance denial
  565. Sun Life disability insurance benefit denial is reversed after 8 years
  566. Disability lawsuit filed against The Standard Insurance Company for denial of disability benefits to man suffering with hepatitis C
  567. Prudential wrongfully denies disability insurance benefits to man with fibromyalgia
  568. Prudential Disability Claim Denial is Reversed For Relying on Paper Medical Review to Deny Benefits
  569. Hartford Denies Disability Benefits and Then Has Claimants Lawsuit Dismissed for Failure to Submit Appeal
  570. Metlife Wrongfully Denies Disability Benefits to Walgreens Manager with Knee Injury
  571. Louisiana Disability Attorney Attempts to Reverse a Hartford ERISA Denial for CVS Manager
  572. Disability Claimant’s Inability to Pass Employer’s Mandatory Drug Test Policy Due to Pain Medications Results in Award of Disability Benefits
  573. Does Fibromyalgia Have a Credibility Problem in Disability Insurance Claims?
  574. Hartford misleads disability insurance claimant’s doctor which results in benefit denial
  575. First Unum terminates long-term disability benefits after 4 years of paying and SSDI approval
  576. Reliance Standard limits disability insurance benefits to 24 months for mental nervous disorder, despite claimant’s diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
  577. Kentucky Court reverses CIGNA’s denial of disability insurance benefits to tradesworker
  578. Prudential denies long term disability benefits and then objects to releasing information during litigation
  579. Dearborn National is watching Disability Insurance Attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  580. Why does Mass Mutual want to hide its disability insurance claim forms?
  581. Standard denies disability insurance benefits to woman with brain hemorrhage and headaches
  582. Own Occupation to Any Occupation definition change leads CIGNA to deny disability insurance benefits
  583. Court reverses CIGNA disability denial for man with knee disorder
  584. Can CIGNA approve disability benefits but deny life insurance waiver of premium?
  585. CIGNA’s wrongful termination of disability waiver of life insurance premium reversed by court
  586. CIGNA can not raise new arguments for disability insurance claim denial at the trial level
  587. United States Senate Finance Committee to investigate long-term disability insurance claims
  588. Disability company ignores evidence of disabling back pain and Federal Court reverses disability benefit denial
  589. Seven pieces of medical evidence and disability company still denies claim for lack of “objective evidence”
  590. Court reverses MetLife’s denial of long term disability benefits for graphic designer suffering with fibromyalgia
  591. New York Court orders CIGNA to pay over $100,000 in attorney fees following long term disability denial
  592. CIGNA long term disability denial is reversed by New York Federal Judge
  593. CIGNA terminates disability insurance benefits as claimant’s back condition gets worse
  594. Is there new support for fibromyalgia disability insurance claims?
  595. Disability insurance claimants may be entitled to interest if benefits are wrongfully denied
  596. Disability insurance Attorneys Dell & Schaefer hope Governor Schwarzenegger will sign bill banning discretionary clauses in long term disability policies
  597. Chronic Fatigue by Trine Tsouderos
  598. Beware of unreasonable Prudential Disability Insurance lump sum buyout offer
  599. Prudential has strategies to reduce Long Term Disability claim payments
  600. MetLife Threatens Lawsuit Against Disability Insurance Attorneys For Copyright Infringement
  601. ERISA Pre-emption: When does ERISA apply to a short term disability insurance plan?
  602. Lloyd’s of London ordered to pay over 6 million dollars to long term disability claimant
  603. Hartford scrutinizes long term disability benefit claim after 13 years of continuous disability payments
  604. CNN article discussing disabling chronic pain conditions for women
  605. Liberty Mutual is sued for denial of long term disability benefits to woman suffering with fibromyalgia
  606. Disability Insurance Company Cigna Earns $294 Million in Second Quarter
  607. Missouri District court must reconsider Fort Dearborn Life’s Long Term Disability denial under a de novo standard
  608. Fort Dearborn denies long term disability benefits to woman with fibromyalgia and CFS
  609. Liberty Mutual and Wachovia interpret migraine headaches to be psychiatric and not disabling (Part I)
  610. Appellate Court finds Wachovia and Liberty Mutual’s review of objective evidence of disabling migraine headaches was unreasonable (Part II)
  611. Court agrees with Unum’s denial of long term disability benefits to man suffering with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (Part II)
  612. Unum relies on independent medical exam as basis for denying long-term disability benefits (Part I)
  613. Over $500,000 of disability insurance benefits will be paid to disabled store manager following MetLife’s wrongful denial (Part II)
  614. MetLife denies long term disability benefits to sears store manager with heart disease and knee problems (Part I)
  615. Liberty Life Assurance ordered to pay long term disability benefits but not attorney fees
  616. Liberty Mutual’s denial of LTD benefits to woman with back disorder is reversed by Minnesota Court and affirmed by Appellate Court
  617. Unum has no right to recover $207,894.88 overpayment of long term disability benefits to attorney
  618. Hartford uses video surveillance to deny disability benefits after paying for 10 years
  619. MetLife denies LTD disability benefits to multiple sclerosis woman alleging a 3 year Statue of Limitation in Washington
  620. MetLife denies chronic fatigue syndrome long term disability claim
  621. New York court rules that MetLife abused discretion when it denied chronic fatigue claim (Part II)
  622. Disability attorney wins claim for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome client against Unum Provident (Part II)
  623. Unum Provident denies short-term disability claim to woman with chronic fatigue syndrome (Part I)
  624. Beware of buried language in Prudential long term disability insurance policy
  625. The Standard Disability Insurance Company paid one doctor $577,000 to review 1,939 files over 2 years
  626. Unum Provident terminates disability benefits to woman with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (Part I)
  627. Arizona Court rules Provident wrongfully terminated disability benefits to insurance manager with CFS (Part II)
  628. Harvard University ordered to pay $53,817.50 in attorney fees to disability insurance claimant
  629. Disability battle against Verizon and Broadspire long-term disability plan lingers in courts for years
  630. Broadspire ordered to pay disability insurance benefits but not attorney fees
  631. Aetna denial of long-term disability benefits for chronic fatigue syndrome upheld by Court
  632. Court orders Citigroup and MetLife to answer discovery request exposing conflict of interest in long-term disability benefit denial
  633. HM Life and Broadspire wrongfully deny disability insurance benefits to a receptionist and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reverses claim denial
  634. ERISA disability claimants can receive attorney fees with “some degree of success”
  635. Boston Mutual can not recover $163,000 overpayment to long-term disability claimant (Part II)
  636. Was Boston Mutual’s decision to terminate long-term disability insurance correct? (Part I)
  637. FedEx employee disability plan wrongfully denies LTD benefits without proving job exists for man to fill
  638. Hartford pays disability benefits for 12 years and then uses video surveillance to deny benefits
  639. Are attorney fees payable in long term disability insurance cases governed by ERISA?
  640. Dentist and doctors: beware of the Standard Insurance Company Group’s long-term disability policy
  641. MetLife denies long-term disability benefits to a consultant after approving them
  642. MetLife ordered to reverse denial of long-term disability insurance benefits
  643. Unum denies disability benefits to a Minnesota legal secretary with pre-existing condition
  644. Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) ordered to supply information to disability insurance attorneys
  645. LINA (CIGNA) denies long-term disability benefits to yellowbook Account Executive
  646. Life Insurance Company Of North America (CIGNA) wrongfully denies disability benefits to a Kentucky repairman
  647. Did LINA wrongfully deny disability payments to claimant with multiple sclerosis? (Part II)
  648. CIGNA (LINA) terminates disability payments to woman with multiple sclerosis
  649. California lawmakers want to assist disability insurance claimants
  650. Hartford continues to use video surveillance to wrongfully deny long-term disability claims
  651. Unum attempts to hide California disability insurance attorney’s attempt to obtain Unum employee reviews
  652. Man with fibromyalgia faces Prudential Insurance in appeals court (Part II)
  653. Prudential denies disability benefits to man with fibromyalgia after paying benefits for 10 years
  654. Court Orders UNUM to pay over one million dollars in attorney fees for long-term disability denial
  655. Liberty Mutual wins long-term disability case because of video surveillance – how District and Appeals Courts drew conclusions (Part II)
  656. Liberty Mutual wins long-term disability case because of video surveillance – backdrop for an unsuccessful LTD claim (Part 1)
  657. Will Life Insurance Company of America have to pay long-term disability benefits?
  658. Reliance Standard long-term disability benefits decision affirmed by Circuit Court
  659. Discovery requests in ERISA disability cases are found to be limited
  660. MetLife must reconsider denial of benefits for former MetLife employee
  661. Unum’s denial of disability claim is upheld after court finds claimant failed to respond in a timely manner
  662. Postal worker loses long-term disability claim against Hartford Insurance
  663. Hewlett Packard’s denial of disability benefits is upheld by appeals court
  664. Long-term disability claim against Provident almost lost because of untimely appeals
  665. MetLife abused its discretion when it terminated long-term disability benefits
  666. MetLife terminates long-term disability benefits to woman with fibromyalagia
  667. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals validates MetLife’s accidental death and dismemberment denial
  668. Unum’s claim handling exposes them to a multi-million dollar bad faith disability lawsuit
  669. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer file class action law suit against Prudential
  670. Standard Insurance denies disability claim to a wheelchair bound woman
  671. Accidental death & disability dismemberment; AIG reversed by Colorado Court
  672. US court of appeals upholds denial of disability benefits by MetLife
  673. Harvard University ordered by Massachusetts federal court to pay long-term disability benefits to a former employee
  674. Standard Insurance Company’s denial of long-term disability benefits to an attorney is reversed by federal court
  675. Tribal court retains jurisdiction for tribal member’s disability insurance lawsuit against Assurant and Union Security
  676. Unum’s denial of disability benefits to a registered nurse (“RN”) and trial court victory is reversed by the appellate court
  677. Reliance Standard makes disability claimant take them to court twice in 5 years
  678. Pennsylvania Federal Court denies Unum’s attempts to dismiss a physician’s bad faith disability lawsuit
  679. MetLife’s denial of short-term disability benefits found arbitrary and capricious
  680. Cigna failed to follow proper claim denial procedure, nurse’s right to pursue disability law suit under ERISA supported by district court
  681. Prudential’s failure to provide documents weighs in long term disability claimant’s favor
  682. Hartford wins long-term disability case based on pre-existing condition defense
  683. The Standard Insurance Company loses their battle to enforce discretionary clauses in long-term disability policies
  684. An undiagnosed pre-existing condition will not result in denial of long-term disability benefits
  685. Reliance Standard is ordered by Arizona Court to pay long-term disability benefits to technology consultant with fibromyalgia
  686. Hartford wins long-term disability case, court rules that claimant failed to exhaust administrative remedies
  687. Hartford’s unreasonable denial of disability benefits to a hospital employee is reversed by Texas Court
  688. Director disabled by heart disease takes Prudential to Illinois Court after denial of long-term disability benefits
  689. Northwestern Mutual rescinds disability policy after claimant paid premiums for 15 years
  690. Missouri Court denies MetLife’s motion to dismiss long-term disability claim for failure to exhaust administrative remedies
  691. Federal judge orders Sun Life to re-evaluate long-term disability benefit denial
  692. MetLife denies physician’s long-term disability claim as a result of late application filing
  693. Court orders Prudential to re-evaluate long-term disability claim of engineer suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia
  694. Court upholds Standard Insurance Company’s denial of disability benefits, despite claimant’s approval of social security disability benefits
  695. Federal judge reverses MetLife’s denial of long-term disability benefits to a senior project manager suffering from back pain
  696. Jefferson Pilot ordered to pay disability benefits to clinical director suffering from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and depression
  697. CIGNA ordered to pay disability benefits to hr administrator diagnosed fibromyalgia
  698. Prudential fails to recognize pain caused by fibromyalgia as a long term disability
  699. Unum’s disability claims handling tactics are exposed in New York Federal Court
  700. Prudential reverses denial of long term disability benefits to engineering manager suffering from coronary artery disease
  701. MetLife’s denial of disability benefits can not be challenged due to claimant’s statute of limitation non-compliance
  702. CIGNA / LINA fined $600,000 and required to reconsider prior disability denials
  703. Hartford is ordered to pay long-term disability benefits to a telecommunications manager
  704. Liberty Mutual’s denial of disability benefits to a bank employee is reversed
  705. Metlife’s wrongful denial of long-term disability benefits to a Wells Fargo employee is reversed
  706. Cameraman suffering from chronic knee problems receives long-term disability benefits from the Mutual of New York Life Insurance Company
  707. Lincoln Financial’s denial of long-term disability benefits is reversed following appeal submitted by attorneys Dell & Schaefer
  708. Disability insurance Attorneys Dell & Schaefer resolve lawsuit against Unum on behalf of ophthalmologist suffering from bi-lateral carpal tunnel syndrome
  709. Unum approves long-term disability benefits for a general surgeon diagnosed with cervical degenerative disc disease
  710. Dell & Schaefer files lawsuit against Cigna in Hawaii to secure short and long-term disability benefits on behalf of pharmaceutical sales representative
  711. Unum approves long term disability benefits for a financial advisor diagnosed with multiple disc herniations in her neck
  712. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer win long term disability insurance appeal against MetLife on behalf of engineer suffering from Parkinson’s
  713. The Standard Disability Insurance Company loses motion to prevent Attorneys Dell & Schaefer from deposing six of the Standard’s employees
  714. Broadspire and Aetna deny long-term disability benefits to manager suffering from fibromyalgia, arthritis and cervical disc disease
  715. Prudential denies long-term disability benefits to a college professor, but the California District Court reverses the claim denial
  716. Attorneys Dell & Schaefer’s client takes her case to trial against Prudential in Hawaii District Court
  717. Judge orders Prudential to pay account manager $90,416 in long-term disability benefits
  718. Nurse anesthetist denied long-term disability benefits for drug addiction by Continental casualty loses at trial and on appeal
  719. CIGNA’s attempt to limit claimant to a maximum of 2 years of long-term disability benefits limitation for an organic brain disorder such as bi-polar is reversed by the District Court
  720. Insurance industry loses lawsuit challenging the abolishment of discretionary clauses in ERISA long-term disability policies
  721. Liberty Mutual reverses denial of short-term disability benefits and approves long-term disability benefits for advertising account manager
  722. Unum Provident’s appeal of long-term disability benefits awarded to a New York tax attorney is denied
  723. Prudential denies long-term disability benefits to a breast cancer survivor and Attorneys Dell & Schaefer file appeal challenging denial
  724. What is the financial future of Unum?
  725. Former financial trader files lawsuit against Connecticut General Life Insurance (MetLife) seeking lifetime long-term disability benefits
  726. National Life (UNUM) agrees to pay long-term disability benefits to a chiropractor following a skiing accident
  727. Unum helping customers manage changes to FMLA law
  728. Unum profit falls in 4th quarter due to $167.6 Million in investment losses
  729. Jefferson Pilot’s denial of long-term disability benefits to a quality control manager is reversed
  730. Unum found guilty of social security disability fraud by a federal jury
  731. California insurance commisioner seeks disability changes
  732. Health insurer accused of overcharging millions
  733. MetLife releases priveleged documents prior to entry of ruling by court
  734. Court reverses Prudential’s decision to deny long-term disability benefits to computer software engineer
  735. Nurse wins opportunity for reassessment of claim with Liberty Life for long-term disability benefits based on her fibromyalgia
  736. ERISA policy holders have very few legal remedies
  737. US supreme court attempts to clarify the standard of review in denial of long term disability benefits
  738. Government asks Supreme Court to broaden remedies under ERISA
  739. Cigna ordered to re-review denial of long-term disability benefits for Senior Vice President at Salomon Smith Barney
  740. Unum Group Corp. to pay $676 million in extra benefits to claimants
  741. Court to hear case that could help workers claim benefits
  742. Disability insurers are overloading social security by making insured’s file false claims
  743. Reliance Standard denies Diversified’s Director of National Account Sales long-term disability benefits despite long history or cardiac problems
  744. Court upholds Hartford’s denial of long-term disability benefits to a quality technical specialist suffering from cervical disc herniations and vertigo
  745. Prudential and Reassure reconsider the occupation of insured at the time he claims disability
  746. Prudential’s denial of disability benefits to a computer programmer is reversed by the appellate court
  747. Prudential’s denial of disability benefits to a salesperson is reversed
  748. Standard’s decision to deny doctor’s disability benefits due to the 24-month mental/nervous limitation upheld
  749. Systems support specialist wins disability benefits case against Coca-Cola and Broadspire
  750. Dentist sues disability insurance carrier, third party administrator and allegedly independent medical examiner as a result of their conspiracy and bad faith actions to wrongfully deny disability benefits
  751. Prudential’s summary judgment ruling is reversed twice by the 7th Circuit US Court of Appeals
  752. Aetna’s denial of disability benefits for human resource generalist is upheld after claimant’s definition of disability changes from “own occupation” to “any occupation”
  753. Plan label immaterial to determination whether a plan is governed by ERISA
  754. Salesman’s disability benefits are denied by Hartford due to claimant’s failure to communicate with Hartford
  755. Truck driver denied disability benefits for chronic fatigue syndrome by Aetna
  756. Dentist wins right to apply stricter standard of review in her case against Hartford for a claim for long-term disability benefits
  757. Hartford’s decision to deny long-term disability benefits to a plant operator is upheld
  758. Prudential Insurance Company’s denial of short-term disability benefits to attorney is reversed
  759. CFO Sink announces future initiative to improve record keeping of civil remedy notices
  760. Federal judge OKs class action status for suit against Unum Group
  761. Hartford conducts survey of short-term disability claims
  762. Continental Casualty denies sales manager’s claim for disability benefits due to untimely filing of application
  763. Court holds that decedent did not intentionally misrepresent a prior medical condition in his application for life insurance benefits
  764. Hartford relies on video surveillance of the insured to deny disability benefits
  765. Metlife’s denial of disability benefits to an event coordinator is upheld
  766. Diagnosis of insured’s medical condition after termination of employment does not preclude disability claim
  767. Unum ordered to pay disability benefits to attorney suffering from sick building syndrome
  768. Federal judge reverses MetLife’s denial of disability benefits
  769. Prudential’s motion to dismiss claimant’s disability benefits is denied
  770. Court upheld Standard’s decision to deny disability benefits
  771. Insured denied benefits by Unum due to failure to receive “appropriate care”
  772. Prudential Insurance Company breaches disability contract and jury awards claimant $15.2 million in damages
  773. Disability policy covering only employers not subject to ERISA jurisdiction
  774. Broadspire’s attempt to deny disability benefits after paying for 10 years is denied
  775. MetLife ordered to pay disability benefits beyond 24 months for a claimant with both mental and physical disabilities
  776. Federal Court rules that degenerative arthritis of claimant’s knee was a “sickness” and not caused by an “injury”
  777. MetLife’s attempts to stop paying total disability benefits after paying claimant for 10 years is denied
  778. Hartford ordered to re-evaluate denial of disability benefits
  779. Hartford ordered to pay disability benefits
  780. U.S. judge orders Broadspire to reinstate a former bank employee’s disability benefits
  781. California Federal Court rejects Prudential’s attempt to limit claim
  782. Can disability insurer force doctor to have surgery?
  783. Disability income often require attorney expertise
  784. Affidavit from former Unum Provident employee
  785. Continental Insurance Company ordered to pay long-term disability benefits to bank employee
  786. CIGNA can not change ERISA standard of review
  787. ERISA disability benefits denied by Lumbermens Mutual casualty due to lack of objective evidence
  788. A classic Unum Provident denial
  789. What is Complete Disablity?
  790. California disability policyholders seek class action against UnumProvident
  791. Physician who cannot perform one material and substantial duty of his occupation is totally disabled
  792. Disability Income Benefits: The Complex Application Process
  793. UnumProvident continues DI settlement talks with California
  794. Unum settles allegations of wrongful claims handling
  795. JHA: Group LTD Enrollment Rises 5%
  796. Hartford’s refusal to provide entire claim file did not prejudice claimant’s ability to dispute her denial of disability benefits
  797. What you should look for in a denial letter: disability insurance company’s inadequate denial letter causes court to reinstates insured’s disability benefits
  798. Hartford’s Life Insurance companies reliance on surveillance video to terminate benefits was appropriate
  799. Medical opinion by treating physician unreliable and unsupported by objective test
  800. Objective medical evidence of fibromyalgia may not always be required to prove total disability
  801. UNUM ordered to pay disability benefits to legal secretary
  802. Kemper National fails to perform an independent medical exam and is ordered by the court to pay long-term disability benefits to a registered nurse
  803. Riders expand the scope of disability insurance
  804. ERISA Plaintiff granted disability benefits from Prudential for depression and anxiety
  805. Dentist awarded $1.21 Million for past and future benefits and bad faith damages
  806. UNUM’s decision to deny disability benefits on the basis of a pre-existing condition for primary lateral sclerosis is reversed on appeal
  807. Hartford attempts to deny store clerk’s claim for disability benefits on the basis of a pre-existing multiple sclerosis condition



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