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Interstitial Cystitis and Long Term Disability

I am representing a client in a long-term disability case. She was receiving benefits for the past 13 years. The LTD carrier Matrix Absence Management cut off her LTD benefits claiming that she is unable to show any objective evidence that she suffer… Read More
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Long Term Disability - You Should Get Legal Representation Right Away

If you live anywhere in the United States and are attempting to have your Long-Term Disability benefits established, you should not simply consider calling a lawyer, you should contact a lawyer immediately. The reason you should contact and speak wit… Read More
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You Need Strong Medical Support to Win Your Long Term Disability Claim

I have had several interviews with possible clients in the past month. I have turned down many of these cases because they did not have good documentation from their treating physicians. The potentital client did his/her appeals without the help of a… Read More
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Depression & Long Term Disability

Depression is one of the major reasons people apply for long-term disability. Aetna and other leading insurers are increasing their depression management services in an effort to help workers cope with the often-baffling illness. Depression is the se… Read More
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Long-Term Disability, Get a Lawyer As Soon As You Are Cut Off

I was talking with a potential client yesterday about her Long-Term Disability case. She had a very good case. She was receiving LTD benefits for 36 months. After the 36 month period expired, the definition of disability changed. The LTD carrier sent… Read More
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Can I Stop Paying my Premium if my Claim is Denied?

No, you should pay the premium with a check and note “contested payment” on the check or in a letter accompanying the payment that explains that you are paying under protest because your disability entitles you to a premium waiver. You should not… Read More
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Confirm Long Term Disability Telephone Calls With a Letter

It is okay to speak to the adjuster assigned to your claim over the phone, but always follow up your phone call with a confirming letter. This letter should specifically detail the conversation that you had. I always try to do this when I speak with… Read More
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Our firm handles disability cases nationwide

The attorneys at Allan W. Ben P.C. represent long-term disability and short-term disability insurance claimants throughout the United States. We welcome the opportunity to speak to you with a free phone consultation regarding your disability claim. T… Read More
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Make Sure to Obtain Emotional Support During a Divorce

When you decide to file for divorce or you are served with divorce papers it is important to obtain emotional support. The break up of a marriage can be one of the most stressful times in your life. It is normal to experience fear, stress, anger, sad… Read More
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Insurance Companies Often Try to Take Advantage of Claimants Representing Themselves

Claimants are often misguided in believing that they will get their long-term or short-term disability benefits, as long as they submit their own physician’s opinions and a few medical records supporting their diagnosis. Although, in some obvious d… Read More
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