While there is no requirement to do so, you may wish to have an Ocala Social Security disability attorney in your corner as you proceed with your claim. Many situations can arise which are difficult to handle without legal assistance. Even after you are approved for SSD, an attorney may be useful if Read more →
Once your ERISA claim is denied, you can file a federal lawsuit to get your benefits. However, ERISA laws require that you submit an appeal to the plan administrator (or insurance company), within 180 days of the date of the denial letter. If an administrative appeal is not submitted timely, your right Read more →
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A New Jersey woman was indicted for allegedly stealing more than $9,000 in disability insurance funds by submitting false claims to her insurance company. Cooper allegedly filed for short-term disability benefits in June 2003. However when she returned to work in July 2003 she failed to notify the insurance Read more →
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Does it seem like the insurance company is taking too long to decide your claim? Are they asking you for extension, after extension after extension to decide your claim? Do they ask you to send them more evidence of your disability only send you back a big fat denial? Delays and denials by the Read more →
Did you know that in insurance disability claims the insurance company can secretly videotape your activities? That’s right; the van parked down the street could have a video camera watching your every move. When they send you that activity log to fill out, don’t be fooled. They are not really Read more →
Most individuals understand that a Plaintiff who wins his or her lawsuit will be awarded attorney’s fees and costs incurred in prosecuting their claim. Unfortunately, attorney’s fees and costs are discretionary under ERISA. Another anomaly in ERISA law is that attorney’s fees and costs may be Read more →
No one is immune from everyday pitfalls and mistakes that everyone is bound to make, but there are some avoidable ones I see over and over again. Applying for disability benefits before reading the disability insurance policy. I tell my clients that applying for disability benefits without reading your Read more →