Applying for Short Term Disability or Long Term Disability as a result of a Condition that Places Me At Risk for Contracting COVID

By |2020-08-03T14:09:55-04:00July 27th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

If you are applying for Short Term Disability or Long Term Disability and you are worried about contracting COVID-19, keep reading to learn what to do in this unique scenario. If you have a health condition that places you in the category of immuno-compromised, going into the work environment may place you at greater risk [...]

COVID Implications on Your Short and Long Term Disability Claim

By |2020-08-03T13:56:07-04:00July 20th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

If you have become unable to work as a result of a condition unrelated to COVID, it is likely that your disability claim has still become affected by COVID. During the course of your claim for disability benefits, you will be required to complete a claimant’s statement, attending physician’s statement and medical records related to [...]

Can You Get Disability for Cervical Radiculopathy?

By |2020-08-03T13:39:04-04:00July 13th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

If you are wondering if you can get disability for Cervical Radiculopathy, we are sharing all of the details below. Medical conditions of the cervical region of the spine, i.e., the neck, regularly lead to Long Term Disability claims.  The conditions commonly cited include cervicalgia and cervical radiculopathy which involves pain radiating into one or [...]

Private Disability Policy

By |2020-08-03T13:32:42-04:00July 6th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Learn more about private disability and how the law offices of Herbert M. Hill can help you today.  You may be considering securing an Insurance Policy which provides benefits in the event of your disability.  If so, there are several factors you must take into account in determining which policy is the best fit for [...]

What Do I When The Hartford Insurance Company Denies My Long Term Disability Claim?

By |2020-06-30T10:14:39-04:00June 29th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

If you're wondering what to do when The Hartford Insurance Company denies your Long Term Disability claim, keep reading to find out. If your Short or Long Term Disability claim is denied by The Hartford insurance company or any other disability insurance company, you should contact a lawyer to handle the appeal which will need [...]

What are Waiver of Premium Life Insurance benefits?

By |2020-06-30T10:06:30-04:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Waiver Of Life Insurance Premium Disability|

We often get asked what Waiver of Premium Life Insurance benefits are. We are sharing the details with you below. Waiver of Life Insurance Premiums or Extension of Death benefits are sometimes provided in connection with group Life Insurance benefits.  They are usually associated with a pending claim for Short Term Disability or Long Term [...]

Own Occupation Disability – What Does That Really Mean?

By |2020-06-30T09:56:43-04:00June 1st, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

What does it mean when someone refers to "Own Occupation Disability" while disputing benefits? We're sharing the details below. In a dispute over Long Term Disability benefits, the term “own occupation disability” can start to take on more meaning that those two words seem to imply at first glance. The general gist of this examination [...]

COVID-19

By |2020-04-27T16:58:10-04:00April 20th, 2020|Blog|

The uncertainty of the present times is the cause of great consternation to many of us.  Some have suffered from not only the virus but also the emotional and psychological impact on the changes which have been radically forced upon us.  We here at Herbert M. Hill, P.A. do our best to remain aware of [...]

From Your Orlando Attorneys: COVID-19 PTSD, Depression and LTD

By |2020-04-27T16:48:21-04:00April 13th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

As Orlando attorneys, we're sharing the effect of COVID-19 on our clients and the community. COVID-19 For many people, the pandemic of COVID-19 and mental health have gone hand in hand. Starting in January, as news of the potential effect of this illness has spread and it began affecting Americans in a significant way, a [...]

Virtual Health Care

By |2020-04-27T16:32:36-04:00April 6th, 2020|Blog|

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused the occurrence of virtual health care to skyrocket. Many individuals are more hesitant than ever to visit doctor’s offices during the last 4-6 weeks in America because they are terrified of contracting the coronavirus and ordered to shelter in place. Medical professionals similarly are desirous of keeping their patients, and [...]