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Plaintiff Awarded Benefits when Sedgwick Abuses its Discretion

Posted in Disability Insurance Cases Nationwide, Sedgwick Claims
Sedgwick Claims Management is notorious for abusing its discretion when determining whether a claimant qualifies for disability benefits. The most common ways in which Sedgwick abuses its discretion includes, the failure to consider treating doctors’ opinions, failure to consider a favorable determination by the Social Security Administration, failure to speak to treating doctors regarding the … Continue Reading

A Common Sedgwick Short Term Disability Denial Story

Posted in Sedgwick Claims
As disability insurance attorneys that help disability claimants nationwide it is frustrating when we see a repetitive trend of denial tactics by the same company. We are contacted multiple times every day from people denied benefits by Sedgwick Claims Management. Here is a recent denial of disability benefits story we received from a claimant that … Continue Reading

This Week on DIAttorney.com (06/02/2012)

Posted in Aetna, Sedgwick Claims, Unum / Provident / Paul Revere
Disability Blog & Cases: Boeing Employee Suffering From Severe Chronic Back Pain Sues Aetna For Denial Of ERISA Benefits An Oregon disability lawyer has filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Oregon against The Boeing Company Employee Benefit Plan (Boeing) and Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna). The Plaintiff, Susan A, worked as an assistant … Continue Reading

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Sued by Hewlett-Packard Employee For Termination of Long-Term Disability Payments

Posted in Sedgwick Claims
The Plaintiff, Christopher L., with the help of his Texas Disability Attorney, has filed this lawsuit against Sedgwick Claims Management Services , Inc. (Sedgwick), Administrator of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Company Disability Plan. In Christopher L. v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Plaintiff has filed this lawsuit to regain all short-term and long-term disability payments that … Continue Reading

This Week on DIAttorney.com (04/07/2012)

Posted in Reliance Standard, Sedgwick Claims
Disability Blog & Cases: Are Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) Providers Really “Independent”? After being twice denied continued disability benefits, an Addiction Medicine Physician, with the help of his California Disability Attorney, was forced to file a lawsuit against Hartford. Disability Blog & Cases: North Carolina Court Determines That Sedgwick Abused Their Discretion And Wrongfully Denied … Continue Reading

This Week on DIAttorney.com (11/05/2011)

Posted in Liberty Mutual, Prudential, Sedgwick Claims
Disability Blog & Cases: Standard Motor Products Employee file an ERISA Lawsuit against Prudential Insurance for denied disability benefits Claiming ERISA (Employee Retirement Insurance Security Act) violations, Jacqueline Musgrove and her Kansas disability attorney filed a lawsuit against Prudential Insurance Company of America on July 1, 2011 for her long term disability benefits. As an … Continue Reading

This Week on DIAttorney.com (10/22/2011)

Posted in Prudential, Sedgwick Claims
Disability Blog & Cases: Prudential Insurance Company of America recently sued three times under ERISA for denying disability benefits Three different lawsuits were recently filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) against the Prudential Insurance Company of America in Federal Courts by attorneys in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania for failing to pay disability … Continue Reading

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. Denies Disability Benefits to AT&T Employee After Receiving Social Security Disability Overpayment

Posted in Sedgwick Claims
Unfortunately for employees of AT&T, if you are disabled you will be forced to deal with Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. ("Sedgwick"). Sedgwick is a third party administrator that has been hired to administer and make claim decisions on AT&T short term and long term disability claims. The AT&T disability benefit plan is written with … Continue Reading
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