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October, 2013

A RISE IN PERA DISABILTY CLAIM DENIALS BY STANDARD INSURANCE??

January 19, 2011

We have received an alarming increase in the number of phone calls from PERA Members whose disability claims have been denied by Standard Insurance Company. This office first started noticing this up-tick in incoming calls in the fall of 2010. The fact that Standard Insurance will be replaced by Unum
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10th CIRCUIT FINALLY ADDRESSES ISSUE OF DISCOVERY IN ERISA CASES

January 14, 2011

As attorneys representing claimants whose disability, health or life benefits have been denied, we have grown accustomed to waging a battle over the ability to engage in discovery of information outside of the so called administrative record in cases governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”). Generally, the
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FEDERAL COURT AWARDS ATTORNEY’S FEES IN ERISA LTD CASE

January 14, 2011

A Federal Court Magistrate Judge recently ordered Qwest Disability Plan to pay Plaintiff’s attorney’s fees in an action pending in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. In Robin Cross v. Qwest Disability Plan, Magistrate Judge Kathleen M. Tafoya awarded attorney’s fees in favor of Plaintiff Cross
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UNUM THE NEW “DISABILITY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR” FOR PERA

January 11, 2011

In reading other blogs we have posted, as well as content on our website, one is likely already aware of the extensive experience we have in handling disability claims on behalf of PERA members. Since the change to the PERA disability system in 1999, the designated Disability Program Administrator (“DPA”)
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COLORADO SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES RIGHT TO RECOVER ALL “BILLED” MEDICAL EXPENSES

January 11, 2011

The Colorado Supreme Court recently issued a new opinion which clarifies the recovery of medical expenses in personal injury cases in Colorado. The ruling is very significant, especially in light of the various defense organizations which have submitted “friend of the court” briefs for consideration. The Supreme Court ruled that
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