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San Diego Long Term Disability Appeals Lawyer

San Diego Long Term Disability Appeals Lawyer

At Kantor & Kantor, our San Diego long term disability appeals lawyers have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals and their families in California. If your disability claim was unfairly denied, we have the skills and experience needed to help you file a strong, persuasive appeal. Do not give up without a fight. Our attorneys will stand beside you against the insurance company. For a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced disability appeals attorney, please call us at our San Diego law office today. 

Long Term Disability Appeals: What You Need to Know

Did you obtain disability coverage through your employer or your spouse’s employer? If so, your appeal is likely regulated by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Otherwise, your claim is governed by state law. Regardless, the disability appeals process is governed by very strict deadlines. Miss a deadline and you may miss out on your benefits altogether. With ERISA disability claims, you have 180 days to appeal. With other disability claims, you may have even less time. 

As a general rule, you cannot file a lawsuit after receiving a disability denial letter—at least not immediately. You must first go through the administrative appeals process. This is perhaps the most important—and least understood—part of long term disability appeals. It is imperative that you submit a well-documented, carefully presented administrative appeal to the insurance company. Doing so will dramatically increase your chances of getting the full benefits that you deserve. 

How Our San Diego Disability Appeals Attorneys Can Help

The big insurance companies are focused on protecting their own profits—not your best interests. Let us level the playing field. At Kantor & Kantor, our San Diego, CA long term disability lawyers have deep experience representing clients in insurance appeals. If your disability claim was denied, our legal team will:

  • Conduct a free, in-depth assessment of the disability denial letter; 
  • Make sure that you understand your rights and options;
  • Gather all relevant medical documents and record;
  • Build a well-supported administrative appeal; and
  • Handle all correspondence with the insurance company.  

No two long term disability appeals are exactly alike. We firmly believe that each and every client deserves fully personalized advocacy from an experienced attorney. Our goal is to help you and your family get the best possible outcome in your long term disability case. 

Call Our San Diego, CA Long Term Disability Lawyers

At Kantor & Kantor, our San Diego ERISA attorneys have the skills and knowledge needed to handle the complete range of long term disability claims. We will stand up for you against the insurance company. To set up a free, no-commitment review of your disability denial, please contact our law firm today. We represent clients in San Diego and throughout the region, including in Chula Vista, Escondido, El Cajon, and Carlsbad. 

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