Disability Insurance Lawyer Blog

FEDERAL JUDGE UPHOLDS DECISION BY MAGISTRATE JUDGE AGAINST MUTUAL OF OMAHA

A Federal Judge has determined that the report and recommendation of the assigned Magistrate Judge should be affirmed, and granted further long term disability insurance  benefits to a claimant who had been paid for about six years under her coverage with Mutual of Omaha.  She was disabled due to symptoms relating to Meniere’s Disease and…
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Lincoln Terminates Anesthesiologist’s Claim, We Win ERISA Appeal

After our client was on her long term disability insurance claim for nine months, Lincoln National Insurance Company terminated our client’s long term disability insurance claim, determining that she was able to practice on a full-time basis. She was a 62-year old anesthesiologist who suffered with disseminated shingles resulting in severe postherpetic neuralgia, chronic pain,…
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DOUBLE DENIAL FROM PRUDENTIAL

Our client is a 63 year old resident of North Carolina who had been a Senior Specialist Application Support for an international financial institution. He contacted us after Prudential had denied his claim for long term disability benefits. After submitting an exhaustive appeal containing evidence of our client’s chronic low back and muscle pain resulting…
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Does Your Position Require a Lot of Travel?

Here’s the problem with travel and long term disability insurance claims: as far as the disability insurance company is concerned, whether your position requires that you spend 30% of your time in the air (or, more typically, in the airport lounge) or 60% of your time traveling, any claim that states that travel is a…
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