Our client was an OB/GYN with 18 years of experience who was suffering from Sensory motor and Peripheral Neuropathy; disc degeneration and herniations of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine, with associated radiculopathy; osteoarthritis / degenerative joint disease; and the loss of vision in his left eye. He attempted to continue to work through the
Resolved Disability Insurance Cases
Federal Insurance Company and former postal worker reach confidential settlement regarding lump-sum disability policy
Our client was a former United States postal worker who became disabled due to a back injury he sustained in an automobile accident in 2003. Several years before the accident, he purchased a disability insurance policy offered by his credit card company, which provided a lump sum payment in the amount of one million dollars…
Unum issues disability insurance benefits to currency trader suffering from depression and chronic fatigue
Our client, a financial currency trader, purchased a long term disability policy from Unum more than 10 years before she was forced to file a claim. Our client was a successful currency trader with a history of depression and bouts of severe fatigue, who, due to her conditions stopped working in January of 2008. For…
Berkshire and Liberty Mutual approve benefits to OB/GYN suffering from essential tremor
Our client, an OB/GYN purchased long term disability insurance policies from Berkshire and Liberty Mutual in hopes that he would never need to file a disability claim. He began experiencing a slight tremor in his left hand in 2006. At that time he sought treatment to determine the origin of the tremor and his options…
Life Insurance Company of North America (CIGNA) lump sum settlement buyout offer obtained for former salesman
Disability Insurance Attorney Gregory Dell was retained to help an industrial salesman negotiate a lump-sum buyout offer with Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), also knwon as CIGNA Group Insurance.
Our client had been on claim for several years as a result of a cardiac condition. His claim had not been smooth as…
$4.3 million in disability benefits for general surgeon following UNUM jury verdict
Our client, a general surgeon with chronic back pain, will finally receive the long-term disability benefits that he has been denied since October 2004. The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois entered a final judgment of $402,268.00 against UNUM (formerly known as Paul Revere Life Insurance Company). In addition to the…
Liberty Mutual reverses decision to terminate disability benefits
Attorneys Dell & Schaefer win a long-term disability appeal on behalf of a psychologist whose disability benefits were denied by Liberty Mutual. Our client’s benefits were re-instated and she will now receive several hundred thousands of dollars throughout her lifetime.
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Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Files Lawsuit And Obtains Lump-Sum Buyout Of Disability Policy For Podiatrist With Median Nerve Injury
Dr. C, a podiatrist / podiatric surgeon, was successfully practicing in Texas prior to the injury which caused his disability. During a routine blood draw, the phlebotomist taking Dr. C’s blood sample mistakenly injected the needle too deep into Dr. C’s right arm. Dr. C immediately felt shooting and burning pain radiating down his right arm and into his hand.
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Attorneys Dell & Schaefer File Lawsuit And Obtain Lump-Sum Buyout For Chiropractor After Disability Carrier Denies Disability Benefits
Dr. Z, a chiropractor, suffered an injury to both of his wrists while performing work in his backyard. As a result, Dr. Z was forced to discontinue his profession as a chiropractor and file disability claims under his three long-term disability insurance policies.
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A General Surgeon And His Legal Team At Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Win Disability Insurance Jury Trial Against Unum
In a federal court in Peoria, Illinois, a jury ruled against Unum Company (NYSE: UNM) and awarded more than $300,000 in disability insurance benefits the insurer withheld from a general surgeon it had claimed was capable of conducting major surgeries, despite the surgeon’s difficulty standing for more than one hour at a time.
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