The Content of Your Appeal Matters

By |2019-03-11T15:33:54+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Recently, our office has heard from many clients that claims representative have directed them to appeal the denial of Short- and Long-Term Disability benefits in a short, direct statement.  Some clients have come to us after having written to their insurance carrier only stating, “I appeal,” at the direction of the representative assigned to their [...]

Medical Records Reviewers

By |2019-02-11T11:16:04+00:00February 11th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

When Short Term Disability or Long Term Disability benefit claims are denied an “Administrative Appeal” must be filed.  This is a time when you really need an attorney to guide you through the regulatory you will encounter. The new regulations concerning the use of “medical records reviewers” hired by the insurance company to render medical [...]

How Your Social Media Account May Affect Your Short or Long Term Disability Claim

By |2019-02-06T17:02:20+00:00February 7th, 2019|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Could your social media account affect your disability claim? Find out below. Many of our clients ask whether their disability insurance company will investigate them either in person or online.  Taking your child to school, having dinner with family or friends, or engaging in your favorite hobbies can turn an innocent life activity into one that [...]

Mediations – A Primer

By |2018-12-26T15:43:34+00:00December 26th, 2018|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Whenever a claim for Long Term Disability benefits goes into a lawsuit, the Court will order the parties to engage in pre-trial settlement procedures, either in the form of arbitration or mediation. Mediation is the course which Long Term Disability benefit claims generally follow.  While the Court orders the parties to mediation, the process is [...]

Mass Mutual Claims

By |2018-11-19T15:31:33+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

 Mass Mutual is a corporation organized pursuant to the laws of the State of Massachusetts.  It has its home office in Springfield, Massachusetts where it also has its claims offices.  Mass Mutual is authorized to do business in the State of Florida.            At Herbert M. Hill, P.A., we have handled [...]

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company

By |2018-10-31T16:57:28+00:00October 20th, 2018|Blog, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability|

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company is a corporation organized pursuant to the laws of the State of Pennsylvania. Its home offices are located in New York City and Philadelphia, and its claims offices are located in Philadelphia, as well. Reliance Standard is authorized to do business in the State of Florida. The starting point is [...]