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How Can I Figure Out the Date of Disability for My Long-Term Disability (LTD) Claim?

December 27, 2017

When it comes time to file a claim against a long-term disability (LTD) policy, figuring out the date of disability will be pivotal to determining if the claim will be approved or when it becomes payable. Although this date may be relatively clear or definitive in some cases – like
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Independent Medical Exams (IMEs) for Disability Claims: What to Expect

December 18, 2017

When a claim is filed against a short- or long-term disability policy, the insurance company may request that the claimant attend an independent medical exam (IME). IMEs are basically a visit to a doctor selected by the insurer, during which the nature and severity of your disability or health impairment
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Aetna Selling Group Life & Disability to Hartford

October 25, 2017

It was just announced that The Hartford Group will be purchasing the Group Life and Disability business of Aetna Insurance. The deal is expected to close in November. This transfer of business will result in The Hartford becoming the second largest group life and disability insurer in the United States.
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Barrister’s Best People’s Choice – Best Disability Lawyer

October 20, 2017

Law Week Colorado just released its annual list of the very best attorneys in Colorado in various practice areas. We’re proud to announce that our own Shawn McDermott has been included. The weekly publication invited its readers “to help track down the most prominent, highest performing and well-established lawyers in
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Long-Term Disability Claims & Appeals: FAQs

June 26, 2017

Navigating the long-term disability (LTD) claims process can be challenging, especially in light of the fact that insurance companies are not necessarily looking out for policyholders or their rights. In fact, some insurance providers may even take extra steps – like surveilling claimants – to try to find reasons to
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First Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company Reverses Disability Insurance Denial of Lung Transplant Claimant

June 14, 2017

McDermott Law is pleased to announce another success on behalf of a client whose ERISA long-term disability (LTD) and waiver of life insurance premium (LWOP) denials have now been overturned by First Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company. Our client suffered from several conditions as a result of Interstitial Lung Disease,
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4 Essential Steps to Take When Filing Claims for Life Insurance Benefits

June 9, 2017

When you are ready to submit a life insurance claim to an insurance provider, certain steps will have to be taken to ensure the claim is properly submitted and processed. In general, these steps will include (but may not necessarily be limited to): Locate and Read the Insurance Policy –
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McDermott Law Opens New Office in Denver Tech Center Area

June 2, 2017

McDermott Law, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of a second office in the Denver Tech Center area. 5750 South Ulster Circle East, Suite 300 Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111 For two decades, McDermott Law, LLC has been helping clients whose disability, life, long-term care and other insurance benefits have
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Hartford Reverses Long Term Disability Denial of Wyoming Woman Suffering from Mal De Debarquement Syndrome, Migraines & Fibromyalgia

March 21, 2017

We are proud to report yet another success story on behalf of a client whose long term disability benefits were wrongfully denied. This long term disability claim, governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and insured by Hartford, has now been approved through our efforts. Ms. P suffered
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Standard Insurance Company Approves Individual Disability Income Claim On Behalf Of An Attorney Client

March 15, 2017

Mr. P purchased a Policy of Insurance from Standard Insurance Company which would provide Individual Disability Income (IDI) benefits in the event he was unable to continue working due to an unexpected illness.  His conditions of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disk Disease and Post-Laminectomy Syndrome rendered him unable to continue
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