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Many employers offer long-term disability coverage for employees who are unable to work due to some physical condition. Unfortunately, obtaining these benefits can be difficult for even the most worthy claimants. At Prim Law Firm PLLC in Hurricane, West Virginia, our firm appeals disability benefit denials for people throughout the state as well as those in Kentucky and Ohio. Most of these claims fall under a federal law known as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This complex statute includes unique rules and procedures, so it is important to hire a lawyer with a proven record of success handling ERISA matters. Our firm’s attorneys have 30 years of legal experience and have earned top results in disability and injury litigation. If you’re having trouble collecting the disability payments that you have earned, we will work tirelessly on your behalf.
Our personal injury attorneys have detailed knowledge of the relevant rules regarding employer-provided disability insurance and can advise you on legal issues such as:
Unfortunately, ERISA gives insurers wide latitude in deciding whether to accept or deny disability insurance applications. During a free initial consultation, we can examine the specific facts in your case and help you understand the likelihood of a successful appeal.
ERISA appeals are not jury trials but are decided by judges who rely on the medical information and documents that exist in the record. As our lawyers pursue the compensation you need to support yourself while out of work, we ensure that you are aware of:
The appeals process can take a long time, but we will fight for your rights and work to overturn an unjust decision.
Prim Law Firm PLLC represents clients in ERISA appeals, mesothelioma cases and other personal injury actions in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Please call 304-201-2425 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation at our office located in Hurricane, West Virginia.