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 claimants’ disabling conditions, failure to have the claimant examined and relying solely on paper reviews of paid doctors. A court in the Northern District of California addressed some of these very issues resulting in a very favorable outcome for the Plaintiff.
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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 was denied by Sedgwick:


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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

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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.


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North Carolina Court Determines That Sedgwick Abused Their Discretion And Wrongfully Denied

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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

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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