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Disability insurance attorneys Stephen Jessup and Gregory Dell discuss the importance of understanding the “definition of disability” in your long term disability policy. It’s very common for long term disability claims to be denied due to the definition of disability changing from own occupation to any occupation. We discuss steps you can take to prevent […]

Disability insurance attorney Alex Palamara discusses the basic initial things you must do if your long term disability benefits have been denied by United HealthCare. If you have been denied, our disability insurance lawyers offer an immediate free phone consultation and review of your disability benefit denial.

To prevent a long term disability denial, we want you to understand how important it is to follow your doctors suggestions. The disability insurance companies are only looking for one reason to deny your long term disability benefits. Make sure your doctor is recommending everything possible to treat and diagnose your medical condition(s).

Symetra’s share of the long term disability insurance industry has grown significantly. Symetra is a subsidiary of the multi billion dollar Sumitomo Life Insurance Company. Disability insurance lawyers Alex Palamara and Gregory Dell provide some tips on how to handle a Symetra disability benefit denial. We encourage you to contact us for a phone consultation […]

Disability insurance companies will call your treating doctor to discuss your disability insurance claim. Your doctor might not be prepared for the call and may say something that is detrimental to your disability benefits claim. You should tell your doctor to not speak with the insurance company. They should ask the disability insurance company to […]

Disability insurance attorney Gregory Dell discusses the difference between total and residual disability. The disability insurance companies might argue that a claimant is residually disabled and does not qualify for total disability. We have dealt with this issue a lot. Attorney Dell provides some tips for long term disability approval and discusses the problems that […]

At Dell & Schaefer, we’ve been contacted by many disability claimants whose claims have been denied. Over the years, we’ve seen just about every possible basis for a disability benefit denial – and one of the most frequently-seen reasons involves the disability insurance carrier’s paper review and independent medical exam or evaluation (IME). Below, learn […]

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