Dovetailing Social Security Disability with Long Term Disability

By |2019-08-09T16:03:42-04:00July 8th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

One of the points in most Long Term Disability benefit claims is when, at long last, Social Security Disability benefits have been awarded.  The delay in the award of Social Security Disability is routine.  Unless you meet the age 55 “bright line” test, have one of the “scheduled” medical conditions or have a catastrophic medical [...]

Bad Faith

By |2019-08-23T10:00:39-04:00July 1st, 2019|Blog|

Why might you need a disability attorney? We're sharing how bad faith can get in the way of your insurance claim. Long Term Disability benefit claimants like you rely on your insurance for vital, every-day things. This can include medical procedures, medication, routine doctor visits, and other things that your life and well-being rely on. [...]

Second Denial of Long Term Disability Claim

By |2019-06-25T10:39:38-04:00June 24th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

If you have had disability benefits reinstated after a denial in ERISA-based disability benefits claim, either through a successful appeal or through the court system, there is nothing stopping the insurance company from once again denying your Long Term Disability claim. In fact, in the Eleventh Circuit, which includes Alabama, Florida and Georgia, your insurance [...]

We Represent Doctors, Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

By |2019-06-25T10:30:56-04:00June 17th, 2019|Blog|

This office has, over the years, the opportunity to represent any number of health care professionals, including doctors, nurses, technicians and others as disability attorneys. Specialties represented over the years include OB/Gyn, Neurology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiropractor, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology, Osteopathic Physicians, Cardiology, Radiology, Family Practice, Dermatology, Anesthesiology, Ophthalmology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiatry, Pediatrics [...]

Degenerative Disc Disease and Joint Disease

By |2019-04-30T13:51:20-04:00April 25th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability|

Of particular import in Long Term Disability benefits claims, is the precise identification of the disabling condition or conditions.  This is especially true with diseases involving the various disc levels of the spine as well as the various joints.  It is interesting to me the differing number of names for the same condition in the [...]

Chronic Pain

By |2019-03-28T16:56:15-04:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

At Herbert M. Hill, P.A., just about all we handle are short term disability and long term disability benefits claims.  We routinely handle claims for individuals who are suffering from the catastrophic effects of chronic pain and pain medication dependence. It is always our intent to empathize with our clients’ medical conditions and understand how [...]