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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law, Health Care Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: What kind of lawyer would i use for intercompany short term disability plan denial, admistrated third party sedgwick.

In 2022 I suffered a sudden onset of anxiety and depression after a bout with corona virus. With no known cause I began to go to doctors to try and seek out reason. After an MRI to evaluate my pituitary gland it was discovered that I had suffered at least two ischemic attacks(strokes) of the... Read more »

Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Jan 2, 2023

Hello!

For your issue, it sounds like you would need to talk to someone like me who specializes in ERISA short-term and long-term disability claims. If I gather correctly, it sounds like your issue is that Sedgwick has denied the claim because the disability policy does not cover loss of...
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2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Employment Law for Texas on
Q: After denial, Sedgwick isn’t responding to written reqs for Copies of Claim Files OR the STD Policy, what can I do?

Fortune 100 employer, ERISA policy. Sent written requests to Sedgwick 3x, 1st was 11/22. Will not return my calls. Employer states Sedgwick provides copy of policy/Summary Plan. Sedgwick advised STD policy exhausted from previous unrelated LOA; apply for LTD via Lincoln. Without policy & files,... Read more »

Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Dec 28, 2022

Under ERISA, the plan administrator (usually your employer) is required to provide plan documents to you within 30 days of your request. With both your employer and the insurance company refusing to provide you anything, you may need to get an attorney involved. Feel free to contact my office and... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: If i am diagnosed with a disability while working, am i covered by ada, and can i request reasonable accommodations

Private nonprofit. Asked for accommodation and was denied. Live in Pennsylvania

Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Nov 18, 2022

What is a reasonable accommodation depends a lot on the facts (like what type of disability you have and what kind of accommodation you're requesting). If you can do you job but just need an accommodation, then I would recommend talking to an employment lawyer in your area. If you think you... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: I'm currently employed, but on short term disability. Can I work for another company as long as the work is not related?
Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Nov 18, 2022

Hello! Thanks for your question. Disability policies (short-term included) can vary a lot in how they define what it means to be "disabled." I would recommend taking a look at your employer's group Short-Term Disability policy and seeing how it defines "Disability." That in... Read more »

6 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for California on
Q: What type of lawyer would handle disputes with insurance companies over car accident involving a fatality?
Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Nov 15, 2022

You should talk to a personal injury attorney in California. If you go to the "find a lawyer" section of Justia, you should be able to find someone in your area.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Georgia on
Q: salaried member of management told our staff we weren’t allowed to discuss pay, if caught we could be in trouble

Work in State of Georgia at Walmart

Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Nov 15, 2022

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protects the right of employees to discuss wages with one another. See the following:... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Mississippi on
Q: My house has flooded I have insurance , the insurance company refuse to pay enough to repair my house .what can I do
Damon Miller
Damon Miller
answered on Nov 15, 2022

The first thing you should do is look at the denial letter and determine why the insurance company has decided to deny your claim. Then, you should talk to an attorney about whether or not it makes sense to appeal the insurance company's denial. Most of the time, an insurance company will... Read more »

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