Monthly Archives July 2017

What Happens On A Final Denial

What happens when the insurance company gives you a final denial on your claim?   Clients often come to us while still in the administrative process with the insurance company.  This means the client still has at least one more appeal to the insurance company to review the medical evidence and make a decision to overturn the denial.  With respect to cases governed by the ERISA statute (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) it is an excellent idea to contact an attorney upon receiving a denial from a disability insurer because that allows the attorney to gather evidence
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Working With Disability

Is Working Allowed While My Appeal Is Considered? Working while applying for or receiving disability is a topic we are sometimes asked about.  This question is best answered in layers.  First and foremost, we get it.  We know that it is difficult to go months with zero income.  We understand that sometimes you have to do what you have to do to make ends meet and keep a roof over your head.  On the other hand, often the effect on your case is not worth what you can make by pushing yourself to the limit. Most of our clients need
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4th of July 2017

Happy Independence Day from Coffman Law Coffman Law is a litigation law firm in Tampa, Florida that handles cases which usually fall under the ERISA statute for short-term and long-term disability insurance policies.  When someone works for an employer, they are sometimes offered multiple benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, and sometimes – disability insurance.  The employee pays in to this disability insurance policy out of their paycheck every week (although some employers pay the premiums for them).  Our clients come to us for help with filing their claim or to appeal a denial for a disability
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