Doctors play a key role in the disability insurance process by documenting (or not) the extent of someone's disability. We explored this at length in an article on treating doctors, noting that even the most well-intentioned doctors can make mistakes in the claims process.
So many of our readers are ready for the weekend. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and while some commemorate it by remembering those who lost their lives defending our freedom, others will gather with family and simply enjoy quality time together.
Advertisements are the lifeblood of American businesses. If you consider some of the most successful corporations and small businesses across the country, they all have one thing in common: they get the word out about their products and services to consumers.
Many people are dismayed when long term disability insurers essentially invent ways to deny legitimate claims. But unfortunately, initial denials are part of the twisted games that insurers play in order to convince their customers to give up on claims. While treating vulnerable consumers horribly would doom most businesses, it actually works to an insurer’s benefit. Why? Because the sum of all “ifs” work towards an insurer’s benefit.
From time to time we are asked about when is the right time to hire an attorney for assistance with long term disability claims. This is probably because they have been led to believe that a claim must be denied before a disability rights lawyer can help.