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Disability Claim Tips

When you are sick, or injured, it is always important to tell your doctor everything.  This information can be critical in helping you get well but can also be important in how an insurance company evaluates your disability claim.  If you don’t tell your doctors how you are feeling, it may not exist for the… Read More »

Long Term Disability Attorney in Lakewood, Colorado

We have been fighting for the rights of the injured and disabled of Colorado since 1977 (and getting results)!

Emergency Extension of Deadlines in COBRA Benefits

Losing a job is difficult for anyone.  Applying for continued health insurance benefits under COBRA or State law can be complicated (just as with any employment benefits, including short term disability and long term disability benefits).  The insurance companies set up countless deadlines and procedures to trap the unwary.  More and more often, these companies… Read More »

ERISA Deadlines in Short Term Disability Cases

Applying for short term disability benefits can be a challenge.  The insurance companies set up countless deadlines and procedures to trap the unwary.  More and more often, these companies are denying claims and appeals, arguing that the disabled employee has missed one of those deadlines.    What these insurance companies are not telling people is… Read More »

What is your ERISA lawyer charging you?

When you are hiring a lawyer to assist you in your ERISA disability case, make sure you fully understand the contract (and make sure you ask the right questions).  Always ask if there is a fee against your future benefit award?  Some law firms will charge you 25, 33 or even 40% of your benefits… Read More »

Local v. National Law Firm in ERISA Cases

Finding the right lawyer for you is a personal decision.  There are many large national firms that advertise that they handle ERISA (disability, medical) claims no matter what state you are in.  For some, that is a good choice. Many of our clients prefer a local attorney.  We have been practicing in the Denver Metro… Read More »

ERISA STD and LTD; The Basics

Disability policies normally fall into 2 categories;  LTD and STD.  What is STD, LTD and what is the difference?  In the law, lawyers and courts often use short hand.  For example, we often refer to ERISA (instead of the full name of the law, which is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974).  STD… Read More »

ERISA Disability

Disability policies normally fall into 2 categories;  LTD and STD.  What is STD, LTD and what is the difference?  In the law, lawyers and courts often use short hand.  For example, we often refer to ERISA (instead of the full name of the law, which is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974).  STD… Read More »

Disability Insurance Tips

Many people have short- and long-term disability coverage through their employer.  However, many Colorado workers do not.  There are many affordable options available, and this can be a valuable protection for your family.

Fighting for our client at the Court of Appeals

From a recent article on the Rueters wire: A 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Wednesday seemed conflicted over whether Banner Health’s employee health insurance plan could deny coverage for a nurse’s knee surgery based on external medical guidelines rather than its own doctors’ opinions. Thomas Bulger of Silvern & Bulger, who argued… Read More »