Posts Categorized: Long Term Disability

Important Time Deadlines for Long-term Disability Appeals

Posted on August 9th, 2018

The denial you receive from an insurance company carries strict time deadlines in which you are allowed to appeal.  You should understand two important rules: 1) if your claim is denied by the insurance company, you cannot submit more evidence later in court, but are limited to the information submitted to the insurance company, so the most important time to… READ MORE

Long-Term Disability Claims: How Can an Experienced ERISA or Disability Attorney Help Me?

Posted on August 9th, 2018

Filing and appealing a long-term disability claim can be an extremely confusing and frustrating process. Many claims are denied outright and claimants, and even many attorneys, do not how to navigate the additional complexities of the appeals process. Some claimants simply give up thinking the process is too long and difficult for them to manage. Experienced long-term disability insurance lawyers,… READ MORE

Do I Have to Pay Back Long-Term Disability Benefits if I Start Getting Social Security?

Posted on July 14th, 2016

The short answer is: Probably, yes. Social security disability benefits may take longer to receive than long-term disability (LTD) benefits from an insurance company. Once you start receive social security disability back benefits, the insurance company will usually expect you to reimburse them for what they have already paid you, if your insurance policy offsets for social security benefits. At… READ MORE

No Matter Where You Live, The Disability Team at Eric Buchanan & Associates Can Help You Get the Long-Term Disability Insurance Benefits You Deserve

Posted on March 31st, 2014

Clients need skilled and experienced representation when they become disabled and file a disability claim and the Disability Team at Eric Buchanan & Associates serve a nationwide clientele. Located centrally in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Eric Buchanan and his disability team know disabled people need money from the disability insurance company that is due to them. Disability insurance companies try to delay… READ MORE

Why Should I Apply for Social Security Disability When I’m Receiving Long-term Disability Benefits?

Posted on February 5th, 2014

ERISA long-term disability claims are often easier to win if the insurance company knows you’ve won a claim for Social Security Disability benefits. For one thing, Social Security has much stricter requirements to show “total disability.” Whereas, most long-term disability plans only require you to be disabled from your occupation, initially. When you win an SSDI claim, the insurance company… READ MORE