erisa disability appeals Archives

Regular visitors to this blog learn from our educational approach to long and short term disability insurance claims law, conditions that cause disabilities, the disability insurance companies and the...

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Sedgwick manages short-term disability claims for many Fortune 500 and other companies, and regularly denies disability claims for a number of reasons.  Often, they have little to do with your short ...

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The Hartford bought Aetna's group disability business in November 2018, and since that time, they have been cleaning house on these “legacy” claims, but in recent months, we have seen a dramatic i...

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It was refreshing to read a recent decision from a Federal Judge in Texas, who rejected efforts by Standard Insurance Company, to take further “bites at the apple.” The Court, from the Northern...

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Covid-19 survivors are reporting changes to their cognitive skills that are changing their lives, making it difficult or even impossible for them to work or manage basic tasks. Memory failures, like n...

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Our previous blog on the challenges of disability claims faced by people who are working at home in less than ideal settings has been confirmed by this recent article from The New York Times, “The P...

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PDA – A well-known third-party vendor, pandering to the disability insurance community, has launched another way to further impact claimants negatively.  A recent press release from PDA – a subsi...

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We hope that everyone has enjoyed their summers as much as can be in these troubled times.  We are seeing a late summer push by the long-term disability insurance companies to deny new claims and ter...

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Most claimants are surprised to learn their disability denial battle does not happen in a court room, and there’s no jury. It’s actually worse. The disability insurance company that denied your...

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Almost six months into the coronavirus pandemic, and people who are working from home are finding themselves with health issues that didn’t seem important at first… until they realized that they w...

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