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Disability Denial

Disability denial of any kind is a serious problem that affects many hardworking Americans. After all, disability insurance is there for a reason: to provide income to disabled men and women who are prevented from working at their jobs because of a long-term illness or injury.

Unfortunately, not all insurers are created equal. Further, not all insurers are looking out for the best interests of the men and women they insure. In some cases, insurers may unfairly deny people’s disability claims. When that happens, it’s important to appeal the denial – but you shouldn’t have to go through that process on your own.

Let our seasoned disability denial attorneys make it easier for you by dealing with the insurance companies so that you can get the disability benefits you may be entitled to.


Our firm has recovered a combined $86.9 Million for hardworking Americans whom have had their long-term disability claims denied.

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The 3 Main Types of Disability Insurance

Being denied your disability insurance is NOT the end of the road.

That said, it can leave you frustrated and confused about the appeals process, angry about an appeals decision, and/or fearful of how you’ll manage to pay your bills with little-to-no income coming in. But being denied once – or even more than once – doesn’t mean it’s over. You may very well indeed have a valid claim; often, disability denials are based on a small technicality or because of missing medical information in your application.

Here are the 3 main types of disability insurance:

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

The purpose of SSDI is to provide money to disabled taxpayers when they are unable to work for 12 months or more. Unfortunately, many people get discouraged when applying for SSDI benefits or when appealing a denial. We’re here to simplify the SSDI process and fight your appeal.

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Your long-term disability insurance was intended to provide income should an illness or an injury prevent you from working. But some insurers unfairly deny disability claims. Instead of appealing a denial alone, enlist the help of an attorney who practices in disability insurance. We’ll fight the insurance company so that you get the money you may be entitled to.

Veterans Disability Compensation

Veterans who sustained injuries while serving may be entitled to monthly disability benefits. Our attorneys can help veterans file appeals or fight for a new Veterans Administration disability rating.

Why Should You Hire a Social Security Disability Attorney?

For both peace of mind and confidence – an attorney who specializes in this specific area of the law is now handling your case and you are not going at it alone.

Take the legal burden off of you so you can focus on improving your health.

You shouldn’t have to risk losing your appeal on a technicality or by not having the right information available.

Basic Facts about the Appeals Process:

  • Two of the 3 largest long-term group disability companies in terms of premiums collected – Unum and MetLife – are publically traded organizations on the NYSE.
  • Because of their size, many people who appeal on their own may get discouraged and intimidated by large insurance companies.
  • If your claim is denied, you have a right to appeal.

Let Sokolove Law Help You Fight against Your Denial

At the least, a denied appeal can be discouraging. We understand the frustration that accompanies not being able to work or earn a living, and we want to help you get the benefits you may be entitled to. You can count on us to fight for your rights.

For more than 40 years, Sokolove Law has helped men and women get the legal support they need, regardless of race or income. It’s our standard practice to offer free, no-obligation legal consultations, and our firm doesn’t receive any fees until monthly cash benefits are awarded to you.

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