Disability insurance provides financial security and peace of mind to those looking for additional protection if they can no longer work due to an injury or disabling illness. Americans suffer chronic and debilitating illnesses more and more every year. These injuries and ailments can dramatically impact a person’s ability to work. Thus, many workers have […]
We retained this firm a few months ago to assist us with a long term disability claim. We worked specifically with Mr. Amar Raval. He and his staff have been very accommodating and attentive to our case.
Mental Health Matters Act Advances to Senate In May, the Employee and Retiree Access to Justice Act (H.R. 7740) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill seeks to ban discretionary clauses in all employer-sponsored benefit plans governed by ERISA. If passed, this federal ban on discretionary clauses would return ERISA cases to […]
I would like to recommend this firm. I have no words to express my gratitude to them for everything they did for me and my claim. I was denied my private long term disability claim by a well known Insurance company.
If you have been denied benefits provided through an employer-sponsored plan, your claim will generally fall under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). ERISA is a federal law that governs most employee benefit plans. While ERISA was originally enacted to safeguard employees’ retirement and pension benefits, its reach and scope has been expanded over the years. […]
Earlier this month, the Employee and Retiree Access to Justice Act (H.R. 7740) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. A companion bill was also introduced in the Senate as S. 4219. The bill seeks to ban discretionary clauses in all employer-sponsored benefit plans governed by ERISA. If passed, this federal ban on discretionary […]
At Berg Plummer Johnson & Raval, we often deal with long term disability claim denials. We are pleased to report the good news for our client, Kristy Midkiff, where we served as local counsel alongside Terry Coleman. The case of Midkiff v. Prudential is a study in some of the twists and turns a long term disability claim […]