Why Hire Herbert M. Hill, P.A. As Your Attorney In Orlando?

By |2020-02-24T11:46:48-05:00February 17th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Herbert M. Hill, P.A. is the preferred attorney in Orlando. Here's why. At Herbert M. Hill, P.A., we limit our practice to claims involving securing and protecting claims for disability benefits. Because of this, we are more familiar with the ins and outs of this very complicated area of the law than other firms that [...]

Writing A Long Term Disability Appeal In Florida

By |2020-02-11T17:10:34-05:00February 10th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

Wondering what it takes to write a Long Term Disability appeal in Florida? We're sharing the details with you below. Recently, many new clients come to us after being receiving a claim denial for Long Term Disability benefits and explain that the claim representative told them to appeal the decision by completing a form provided [...]

Chronic Back Pain and Your LTD Claims

By |2020-01-28T16:45:12-05:00January 27th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

Back conditions are one of the kinds of conditions that we see in our law practice with the most frequency. We're sharing what this kind of condition can mean for LTD claims.  Often times, the exact nature of a back condition can be misconstrued by insurance companies working to find a reason to deny your [...]

Why Do I Have to Keep Filling Out Update Forms for My Orlando Long Term Disability Claim If My Doctor has Deemed Me Permanently Disabled?

By |2020-01-21T17:23:12-05:00January 20th, 2020|Blog, Long Term Disability|

If you’re having to continuously fill out an update form regarding your Orlando Long Term Disability claim, we’re sharing the reason why in the blog below. Clients often ask us about filling out update forms sent to them by their Long Term Disability insurance carrier after Long Term Disability benefits have been approved. Their doctors [...]

What is the Value of my Long Term Disability Case for Purposes of Settlement?

By |2020-01-17T09:48:05-05:00January 13th, 2020|Blog|

Once a Long Term Disability claim has been denied for the final time, or exhausted, a lawsuit may be filed. At this point in time, we begin to have serious discussions with our client regarding the actual value of their claim. This point is most often discussed in the context of a mediation, which is [...]

Social Security Disability Offsets

By |2020-01-17T09:47:44-05:00January 6th, 2020|Blog, Social Security Disability|

Under most Long Term Disability claims, claimants are required to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. The securing of Social Security disability benefits can be a long process. Most claims are denied at the application phase and after an appeal, as well. However, once these benefits are secured, generally they are deducted from the amount [...]

What is the difference between my “Own Occupation” and “Any Occupation” for Purposes of my Long Term Disability claim?

By |2020-01-17T09:48:19-05:00December 30th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

One question which arises all too frequently in a Long Term Disability claim is the definition of your “Own Occupation.” As you probably know, Long Term Disability benefits are unusually paid, at first, if you are disabled from your own occupation.  Thereafter, the question becomes whether the claimant is disabled from what is referred to [...]

Why is it so Painful to Deal with the Long Term Disability Insurance Company?

By |2019-11-21T15:48:27-05:00November 18th, 2019|Blog|

Wondering why it's so painful to deal with the Long Term Disability insurance company? We're sharing our experience with it below. One thing which positively drives people into my office is the manner in which Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Claims Representatives treat claimants.  The reports I get from clients are astonishing.  It [...]

Social Security Disability and Long Term Disability Benefits

By |2019-11-21T15:39:53-05:00November 11th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

Although frequently confused, Social Security Disability and Long Term Disability benefits and the entitlement thereto are entirely different claims which can be pursued in the event you are no longer able to work in your own or potentially any occupation. A claim for Social Security Disability benefits is made with the federal government through the [...]

How long does LTD have to respond to my application?

By |2019-10-29T15:17:58-04:00October 21st, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

Did you apply for LTD? We're sharing how long, on average, it takes for you to hear a response. After applying for or appealing a denial for Long Term Disability benefits, the wait to hear from the insurance company with a decision can seem like an eternity.  The insurance company is allowed 45 days to [...]