If you are a disabled individual who has been denied group long-term disability benefits from Prudential, you may be feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. Fortunately, with the help of an experienced ERISA attorney, you may be able to successfully appeal the denial and receive the benefits you are entitled to.
What is ERISA?
ERISA, or the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, is a federal law that sets minimum standards for pension and health plans in private industry. ERISA also governs the appeals process for long-term disability benefits. If your long-term disability benefits are governed by ERISA, you must follow specific procedures to appeal a denial of benefits.
Why was your claim denied?
There are many reasons why Prudential may have denied your claim for long-term disability benefits. Some common reasons include:
- Insufficient medical evidence
- Failure to meet the definition of disability in your policy
- Failure to provide requested information
- Disagreement among medical professionals regarding your condition
What can you do if your claim was denied?
If your claim for long-term disability benefits was denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. To do so, you must follow the procedures outlined in your policy and the requirements set forth by ERISA. These procedures can be complex and time-consuming, which is why it is important to seek the guidance of an experienced ERISA attorney.
How can an ERISA attorney help?
An ERISA attorney can help you navigate the appeals process and increase your chances of a successful appeal. Your attorney can:
- Review your policy to determine the best course of action
- Gather additional medical evidence to support your claim
- Prepare and submit a thorough and persuasive appeal
- Represent you during any hearings or litigation related to your claim
With the help of an experienced ERISA attorney, you may be able to successfully appeal the denial of your Prudential long-term disability benefits and receive the financial support you need during this difficult time.
Why choose our law firm?
At Walker & Hern, we are dedicated to helping disabled individuals obtain the benefits they are entitled to. Our team of experienced ERISA attorneys has a proven track record of success in appealing denied claims for long-term disability benefits. We understand the complexities of ERISA and have the knowledge and skills to guide you through the appeals process.
If your claim for long-term disability benefits from Prudential has been denied, contact Walker & Hern today to for a free attorney consultation. We will review your case and help you understand your options for appealing the denial and obtaining the benefits you deserve.