Disability Blog & Cases:
California Court denies Plaintiff’s Attempt to Introduce New Medical Information During ERISA Disability Lawsuit Against Hartford for Long Term Disability Benefits

One of the largest obstacles facing an insured in bringing a lawsuit against a disability insurance company for benefits under an ERISA governed group disability policy is the inability to add additional information, in most cases medical information, to the administrative record after a final denial has been entered by the insurance company.

Disability Blog & Cases:
Cigna Denies Disability Benefits, But Additional Information Could Have Resulted In A Victory

When filing a disability application or appeal it is of the utmost importance to provide the insurance company all of the relevant medical records and/or documentation supporting your disability in a timely manner.

If you fail to submit any important documents or records they will not be considered by the judge at a later date if your disability claim is denied.