Daily Archives: October 7, 2016

Federal Court Criticizes Long-Term Disability Insurer for “Paper Reviews” and Dismissing SSA Award

Posted in: Case Updates, Disability Insurance, Disability Insurance News, ERISA, Insurance Litigation Blog October 07, 2016

Were you denied benefits by your group long-term disability insurer without the insurance company’s doctor examining you in-person?  Did your insurer deny your claim even though the Social Security Administration concluded you are disabled?  If so, the McKennon Law Group may be able to help get your disability benefits by appealing the insurer’s decision or by filing a lawsuit against it in federal court.  As experienced ERISA disability insurance lawyers who have handled hundreds of individual and group long-term disability claims, we see all too often insurance companies unjustly deny claims based purely upon a “paper review” of the employee’s medical records by a biased medical consultant and, worse yet, often by just an unqualified nurse employed by the insurer.  …

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