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Category: Litigation

When Can You File Your ERISA Long Term Disability Litigation?

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Introduction

Timing is critical for ERISA long term disability litigation – and a factor claimants often overlook or misunderstand. Failure to file your ERISA litigation at the correct time can have dire consequences for you and your disability benefits.

If you file too early, the court often will dismiss your case, thus costing you valuable time and money spent on preparing your litigation. You may have an opportunity to correct the error of filing too early, as detailed below. However, there are much more serious and permanent consequences if you file your lawsuit too late. If you file after the statute of limitations, your claim will likely be dismissed, and you will be permanently unable to recover your benefits in court.

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What Should You Expect In Your ERISA Long Term Disability Litigation?

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ERISA Long Term Disability Lawsuits: What's the Standard of Review?

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If you file an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) long term disability lawsuit, your success will depend heavily on which legal standard of review the court applies.  The standards are anything but equal.  The one used in your case can have a substantial impact on your success.

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5 Challenges You’ll Face in Your ERISA Long Term Disability Lawsuit

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Litigating an ERISA long term disability lawsuit against your insurer can be an arduous and time-consuming task.  Your attorney must plan strategically to maximize your chances of success.  Even with the most seasoned attorney in your corner, you must still prepare to meet certain challenges.  Here are five challenges you’re likely to face in your ERISA long term disability lawsuit.

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Plaintiff Awarded Over 15 Years of Unpaid Benefits In Hotly Contested Long Term Disability Lawsuit

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Riemer Hess aggressively litigated a hotly contested long term disability lawsuit against Sun Life – ultimately winning over 15 years of unpaid benefits for the Plaintiff, despite Sun Life’s unsuccessful appeals. The judge’s opinion in this case is a major victory for the Plaintiff, as well as future disabled claimants who are victims of insurance company abuse and delay tactics.

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