Disability Blog & Cases:
Employees of Staples & Nortel Networks among Four Plaintiffs To Sue Prudential For Wrongful Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits

The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) had four different lawsuits filed against it by four Plaintiffs in the District Courts of South Carolina (2 cases), New York, and West Virginia. In all four cases filed via the respective Plaintiffs’ disability lawyers, Prudential is accused of wrongfully denying or terminating the Plaintiffs’ claims for long-term disability benefits as promised under their respective plans and by ERISA.

Disability Blog & Cases:
Kirk & Blum/CECO Environmental Employee Files Lawsuit Against Lincoln Financial Group For Wrongful Termination Of Long-Term Disability Benefits

An attorney has filed a Federal disability lawsuit in Ohio Federal Court against Lincoln Financial Group (Lincoln). The Plaintiff, George P., was employed by Kirk & Blum, a subsidiary of Ceco Environmental, as a metal fabricator. This employment enabled the Plaintiff to be covered by a group insurance policy provided on behalf of Ceco Environmental employees and insured by Lincoln.

FAQ: Overpayment Issues:
Can a disability company sue me to recover an SSDI overpayment?

This case shows how a long-term disability insurance company can claim an overpayment once a claimant is approved for social security disability income benefits.

Disability Blog & Cases:
Hartford Disability Denial of Insurance Agent with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue is Reversed

A Utah Federal Judge reversed a Hartford long term disability insurance benefit denial on the basis that it was “unreasonable and, thus, arbitrary and capricious”. The judge’s opinion in this case is a great victory for disability insurance claimants disabled by Fibromyalgia or by…

Disability Insurance Law TV:
Episode 24: Top Five Reasons for Disability Insurance Denials

Nationwide Disability attorneys Gregory Dell and Rachel Alters discuss the top five reasons that Disability Insurance Claims are denied. The information in this video applies to both ERISA and Non-ERISA disability insurance policies.