The Plaintiff, with the help of a California disability attorney, filed this lawsuit in the United States District Court against Standard Insurance Company (Standard) and the Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corporation Employee Benefit Plan (Oscient). The lawsuit claims that the Plaintiff did not continue to receive the disability benefits that she was entitled to under the Plan

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Oregon Judge orders Standard Insurance Company to pay disability insurance benefits beyond the 24 month mental disorder limitation

In James F. Kitterman Vs Standard Insurance Company and Standard Select Trust Insurance Plans, the plaintiff, through his Oregon disability attorney, brought an ERISA action against the Standard Insurance Company (Standard) seeking

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California disability attorney sues Standard Insurance Company for denial of long term disability benefits payments to paraplegic

In the case of D. Nielsen Pollock Vs Standard Insurance Company, filed at the District Court for the Southern District Of California, the plaintiff complained that the Standard Insurance Company (Standard Insurance) have

Disability Insurance Law TV:
A Senator’s view of ERISA disability insurance claims

This video features the testimony of Montana United States Senator Max Baucus at a Senate Finance Committee Meeting. Senator Baucus focuses his testimony on the problems with ERISA disability insurance laws and the unfair claims handling practices of disability insurance companies. Senator Baucus

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Who makes the final decison to approve or deny disability insurance benefits?

Is it the disability insurance claim representative or hired insurance company doctor that makes the decisional to approve or deny benefits?

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Can Veteran Disability Benefits be deducted from my monthly long term disability insurance check?

Ms. Kathleen M. Hackett brought suit in the U.S. District Court of South Dakota’s Western Division against Standard Insurance Company (Standard), alleging that Standard had wrongfully denied her long-term disability benefits claim. In the first round, in 2007, both parties moved for summary judgment. The District Court granted summary judgment to Standard on August 15

In a recent long-term disability case against The Standard Insurance Company the court granted specific discovery request in order to further explore The Standard’s potential conflict of interest. The Standard objected to all questions that the claimant’s disability attorney had asked with regard to The Standard’s potential bias and conflict of interest. Prior to granting