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FAQ: When should I get an attorney involved in my disability/life insurance/pension issue?

There are three common times when you should think about involving an attorney in your ERISA employee benefits dispute or claim: (1) when submitting an application for benefits, (2) after the denial of benefits, and (3) at the commencement of litiga… Read More
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Assumptions, Calculations, and Formulas: Are My Benefit Payments Being Calculated Correctly?

The letter finally arrived from the insurance company letting you know you will begin receiving monthly disability benefit payments.  A week or so later, a check arrives in the mail.  The check is in an amount less than your normal paycheck.  You… Read More
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Helpful Hints When Applying For Long or Short-Term Disability

Applying for disability benefits can be stressful. You’re sick and unable to work. You’re not sure about your financial future. You have forms to fill out, doctors to see, and decisions to be made. But being careful and thorough when filling out… Read More
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I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me…

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me… When you are receiving short or long term disability benefits, or if you have applied for disability benefits, chances are the insurance company will do some investigation of your claim. Some types of in… Read More
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What to Do If Your Disability Benefits Are Terminated

“Your Disability Benefits Have Been Terminated.” Working with insurance companies to maintain disability benefits is difficult. Even after your benefit claim is approved, which is a feat in itself, the insurance company usually has the right to r… Read More
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What the Heck is ERISA?

What the Heck is ERISA? Even after completing law school, most lawyers have no idea what ERISA is other than a vague impression that it involves employee benefits and that they should consult an expert if they encounter it. If you are not a lawyer, t… Read More
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