What happens if you are injured suddenly or contract a serious illness and are unable to work for an extended period of time? What should you do first?
It’s easy for a claimant who is unrepresented by an attorney to make mistakes and lose their claim. An experienced LTD lawyer can increase their client’s chance of success.
If you are attempting to secure disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or from a private Long-Term Disability insurer you may be wondering how much you can receive and how that total is determined.
Many people who apply for disability benefits suffer from more than one illness or injury which combined leaves them unable to work.
The Hartford may send an investigator to interview the claimant and may ignore medical evidence contrary to that of their own medical experts. It’s so important to have a lawyer with LTD experience.
Northwestern Mutual approves more disability claims than they deny, but the company looks for very specific information in medical records to determine disability.