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Welcome!  The Disability Wiki is an internet-based resource that addresses in one place your questions and concerns about disability benefits, disability insurers, your illness, your occupation, and filing a claim, appeal or litigation.  In other words, a "Wikipedia" for disability claims.  If you would like to automatically receive new posts, please subscribe below.

 

 

Category: Benefits - Appeal a Denial

Winning Your Long Term Disability Appeal | 5 Do's and Don'ts

Benefits Appeal a Denial

Here are five do's and don'ts that will help you win your long term disability appeal.

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Winning Your Long Term Disability Appeal | Strategies and Challenges

Benefits Appeal a Denial

When you are appealing a denial of benefits the overall challenge is that you need to convince the same private disability insurance company who denied your claim to reverse itself.  Not only is it difficult to convince anyone to admit that they were wrong, but here we need to convince an insurer to admit it was wrong when it has a financial incentive not to pay you. 

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Long Term Disability Appeals | The Basics

Benefits Appeal a Denial

You’ve applied for Long Term Disability benefits and your claim was denied, or your LTD claim was initially approved, but the insurer terminated your benefits after a certain number of months or years. What is your next step?  As annoyed as you may be, you unfortunately cannot just sue the insurance company.  The federal law known as ERISA requires that you first appeal the insurer’s adverse determination.  

At Riemer & Associates, our disability insurance attorneys know what is necessary for a successful appeal. We prepare appeals as if they were cases in court.  We have found that if you submit a comprehensive appeal, you show the insurer you are serious and have a better chance to win.  We are aggressive in our appeal approach, and will help you obtain the proof you need to counteract the private disability insurance company’s reasons for the denial and to prove you are unable to work in your own or any occupation. 

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New York Disability Lawyers Discuss Appeals Staffing

Appeal a Denial

Appeals are staffed by a paralegal, an associate attorney, and Mr. Riemer. The appeal process begins with a thorough review of the claim denial. Mr. Riemer will conduct this review and discuss it with you. A strategy for fighting the denial will be established. The paralegal will interface with you, your employer, your witnesses, your doctors and the insurance company to make sure all relevant evidence is gathered.

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Individual Insurance Policy | Appeals

Individual Policies Policies Appeal a Denial

Appeals Strategy

When you hire the disability attorneys at Riemer & Associates, we sit down with you and formulate a customized strategy for appealing your claim denial. We listen to your needs and concerns and try to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. Although every client and claim is different, there are certain strategies we follow for every appeal.

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