Do I Have A Time Limit To File An ERISA Disability Lawsuit?
Author: Attorney Alex Palamara
Calculating the time limits when an ERISA disability lawsuit has to be filed is tricky. In a recent decision out of a North Carolina Federal Appeals Court, the Court ruled that the time limit to file a disability insurance lawsuit is already running even when the claimant is filing the required administrative ERISA appeal. While it seems unfair that the clock is running even before a person is allowed to file a lawsuit, the Court feels otherwise. Watch this video to learn about dealing with a deadline for filing an ERISA lawsuit. Thus, it is always important to file an ERISA disability lawsuit as quickly as possible once all of the appeals have been exhausted. If your short or long term disability claim has been denied, contact any of our disability lawyers for a free consultation.