MetLife tells an Elementary Teacher that he is capable to return to work within months after back surgery. It happens all the time, because MetLife has their own return to work guidelines following surgical procedures.

MetLife ignored the claimant’s treating doctor opinions and made a wrongful denial of benefits. In this video, long term disability attorneys Stephen Jessup and Gregory Dell discuss MetLife’s basis for denial, strategies taken to have the long-term disability denial reversed and the plan moving forward to protect our client’s disability benefits from being denied.

It’s common for MetLife to approve short term disability benefits and then shortly thereafter deny long term disability benefit. What actions did we take to prepare a strong MetLife disability appeal? How long after submitting the appeal was a decision made?