If you have filed an application for long term disability benefits and your claim has been denied, long term disability attorney Jonathan M. Feigenbaum can assist you in successfully appealing the denial. He can help you appeal a long term disability claim filed under ERISA, as well as appeal claims filed under non-ERISA disability insurance laws.
To Successfully Appeal a Long Term Disability Denial. . .
After your claim is denied but before you file a lawsuit, you are required to appeal in writing to the insurance company. It will not be sufficient to write a one-line note to the insurance company that says you are appealing its denial. Mr. Feigenbaum’s experience in appealing denied disability claims will guide you through the protocol and increase the possibility that your appeal will be granted.
Mr. Feigenbaum will request the entire claim file from your insurance company and spend time evaluating its contents. As an experienced ERISA and Massachusetts long term disability attorney, he will know what to look for in the insurance company’s file.
Documentary Evidence Is Crucial to a Successful Appeal
The insurance company’s claim file contains the evidence a court will consider should your claim be litigated. It is essential, during the appeal process, to submit strong documentary evidence – such as detailed doctor’s reports containing specific descriptions of your disability.
Mr. Feigenbaum can help you successfully appeal your denied disability claim by doing a careful claim evaluation to determine how your claim can be strengthened. He can assist you in obtaining statements from your employer, family members, and can work with your doctor to submit an updated report that details your “restrictions” and “limitations.”
Some Appeals May Go into Litigation
If your appeal is not granted, or if your insurance company does not offer a fair settlement, Mr. Feigenbaum can help you secure benefits through litigation in the state and federal courts.
Contact Our Massachusetts Long Term Disability Attorney, Jonathan M. Feigenbaum, Esquire
We offer free initial consultations. For skilled representation in appealing a denied disability claim, contact Jonathan M. Feigenbaum, Esquire, a Massachusetts disability lawyer. We can be reached by phone at 617-357-9700, toll-free at 866-396-9722, or through the How Can We Help form on our Contact Us page.