Year: 2019

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December 16, 2019

What is the ERISA Claims Process?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims process is complex and can be confusing to people who are not well-versed in these types of claims. The Process Request the claims procedure in writing from your insurance company or your employer’s human resources department. You are provided with the written procedure for free from your insurance company. […]

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November 18, 2019

What is ERISA Law?

ERISA is an acronym for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). It is a nationwide regulation that places minimum principles for the majority of voluntarily substantiated retirement and health plans in the private sector in order to furnish safeguards for people with these plans. In plain language, ERISA is designed to verify that you […]

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November 6, 2019

ERISA: The Basics, the Details, and the Facts

What is ERISA law? ERISA is an acronym for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This federal law was established in 1974 to set minimum standards for employers’ handling and paying out disability, pension, and other benefits. The act lays out your rights when filing a disability claim, which also includes the time period and proof needed for […]

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September 25, 2019

What’s the Difference: Own Occupation Disability vs. Any Occupation Disability

When you must file a claim for disability benefits, you should know what options you have. Even more important, you should understand how insurance companies define disabilities and how they’re typically categorized. Categorization of certain disabilities could be the deciding factor in what type of benefits an injured worker may receive and how long they will last. […]

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September 6, 2019

How Does the Appeals Process Help Me?

When someone files a claim for long-term disability, there are a number of reasons that the claim may be denied. Some are valid, but others are done simply because the insurance company doesn’t want to pay out benefits and would rather protect their own profits. Unfortunately, many look at this denial as final say. They continue […]

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August 29, 2019

Different Types of Disabilities We Can Help With

When it comes to workers suffering an injury and needing to file a disability claim, there are certain types of injuries that are considered. Unfortunately, some conditions may not be eligible to help individuals obtain disability benefits, but it’s imperative to which types of disabilities qualify. Our team has helped numerous individuals with the various […]

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July 24, 2019

Why an Attorney Is Necessary for an Appeal When ERISA Disability Is Denied

As an employee in a specific industry, your benefits are supposed to be protected by ERISA law. Unfortunately, there are too many times when these benefits are denied wrongfully in an effort for the provider to keep their profits high. What do you do when this happens? How do you go about getting the benefits you […]

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June 25, 2019

How Does ERISA Protect Me from Insurance Company Tactics?

In any matter when someone must file a claim for benefits, the process can be daunting and intimidating. After all, not everyone knows what is needed to properly file a claim and the insurance company is quick to use any discrepancies to deny a claim. Luckily, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act exists to help […]

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June 3, 2019

Does ERISA Apply to My Benefits and Am I Covered?

For many individuals, understanding ERISA law can be complex and it’s important to have knowledge of what benefits are covered. It’s also important to know what employers are covered and when ERISA does not apply. Check out our infographic below to learn more.   If you’ve been wrongfully denied benefits owed to you, you deserve the right […]

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