No one ever expects to become disabled and unable to pay their bills. But when you need to collect Hartford disability insurance benefits you need to be prepared. In this video and article learn what every Hartford disability income policy holder needs to do when filing a claim for short-term or long-term Hartford disability income […]
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How Do Hartford Long Term Disability Insurance Policies Work?
Disability insurance attorneys at Dell & Schaefer law firm reveal how Hartford long term disability coverage works and how to avoid a disability claim denial.
How Does Hartford Long Term Disability Work?
Hartford long term disability works by paying a percentage of pre-disability income after supporting your inability to work with medical evidence.
Can a Court Reverse Aetna Disability Benefit Denials for Employees?
Disability insurance attorneys from Dell & Schaefer law firm explain how a federal court reversed an Aetna disability denial of a Southwest Airlines employee.
Court Orders Hartford to Reinstate LTD Benefits
Gina Pike received long term disability (LTD) benefits for eight years from her disability insurer, Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company (Hartford) when the company suddenly terminated her benefits. She filed two administrative appeals, but Hartford still denied benefits, so Pike filed this ERISA lawsuit. In Gina Pike v. Hartford Life Insurance Company, a U.S. […]
Disability Lawyers Discuss Transition of Disability Definition from Inability to Work in “Own Occupation” to “Any Occupation”
This video is of disability attorneys Gregory Dell and Stephen Jessup discussing a case Mr. Jessup won on appeal against Hartford on behalf of his client who suffered from pain, swollen joints, and cognitive dysfunction due to Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The man reported that his pain was under control, but his cognitive problems interfered with […]
Court Orders Hartford to Reinstate Long Term Disability Benefits
In Kristen Reetz v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, the Western District Court for Seattle, Washington, granted Reetz’s motion for judgment, reinstating her long-term disability benefits that had been terminated by Hartford. As the Court commented, “Ms. Reetz’s medical history, as well as the facts behind Hartford’s termination of LTD benefits, are long and […]
Plaintiff with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wins Battle for Long Term Disability Benefits Against Hartford
California Court overturns Hartford’s denial of long term disability to plaintiff who suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and awards benefits without remand.
Precautions at your IME Exam
Rachel Alters and Cesar Gavidia discuss the IME Exam required by the Hartford disability insurance company. This information is applicable to IME exams requested by most disability insurance companies.
LTD Insurer Can Rely Upon Paper Reviewers Only
NJ Court finds that a plan administrator may rely on the opinions of doctors who have reviewed a patient’s medical records, but who have not physically examined the patient.