Disability Insurance Q&A:
When Should I Contact An Attorney About My Claim?

Question:  When should I contact an attorney about my claim?

Answer:  Doctors and dentists who are considering filing a claim for disability insurance benefits should meet with an attorney experienced in the area well before submitting a claim.  Each disability policy has different, complex language that insurance companies may manipulate to circumscribe and restrict coverage.  A physician or dentist should make a coordinated effort with an attorney’s assistance to determine whether a particular claim is covered, and if so, how that claim is best presented to ensure payment.

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  • Examples of best practices vs. worst practices when interacting with your insurer;
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