When Vickie Costello left work on May 19, 2006, after a stressful encounter with one of her co-workers, she had no idea that her problems were going to get even worse. In order to return to her job at Logan Aluminum, Inc., her employer required her to sign a “last chance agreement.” Already suffering from
Mrs. Rebecca Duperry worked as payroll benefits HR administrator for Railroad Friction Products Corporation (RFPC) until April 7, 2006. Mrs. Duperry suffered from rheumatism, and stopped working in April pursuant to the advice of her rheumatologist. The rheumatologist told Duperry to ‘slow her work down’ and that cutting hours was a good idea, although working from home would be an even better idea.
Continue Reading Disability Benefits Ordered To Be Paid By CIGNA To HR Administrator Diagnosed Fibromyalgia
In 2002, Mrs. C was forced to stop working and file a claim for disability benefits under her long-term disability policy provided through her teacher’s association. After reviewing her claim and giving careful consideration to the medical evidence, the disability insurer approved Mrs. C’s claim and began paying total disability benefits.
Continue Reading Teacher Suffering From Sjorgen’s Syndrome, Fibromyalgia And Other Conditions Receives Lump-Sum Buyout Following Denial Of Long-Term Disability Benefits
Our client, an obstetrician/gynecologist, suffered from rheumatoid arthritis and could no longer perform his occupation. He approached Dell & Schaefer seeking assistance with his long-term disability applications. After completion of his applications for private long-term disability insurance benefits and approval by two different insurance companies, the doctor disclosed that he had recently been denied short-term disability benefits by Aetna.
Continue Reading Aetna’s Denial of Disability Benefits to An OBGYN Physician Is Reversed Following An Appeal Submitted By Attorneys Dell & Schaefer