Our client is a vascular surgeon who is unable to perform the duties of his profession due to numerous co-morbid conditions, including Hepatitis C, fatigue, diabetes, hemochromatosis, chronic and recurrent alcoholism, hyperparathyroidism, lumbosacral disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, facet arthropathy, forominal stenosis, chronic pain, depression, and anxiety. His residual disability benefits were terminated on September […]
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In ERISA long term disability insurance claim disputes, a fertile battleground has been found regarding the issue of the doctors repeatedly hired by insurance companies, either directly, or through various third part vendors, to review records and issue reports to support the denial or termination of a long term disability insurance claim. The evidence of […]
We are noticing a disturbing trend in our office. Phone calls are coming from policy owners who are contacting us after they have tried and failed to appeal a termination or denial of long term disability insurance benefits. People often do not think they are permitted to engage an attorney to handle the issues, or […]
Policyholders who are on claim and receiving benefits from their Long Term Disability insurance policy are usually stunned when suddenly the insurance company decides they are no longer disabled and terminates their monthly check. Our client, a 49 year old man who suffers from debilitating migraine and cluster headaches, had been paid for a year […]