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February 12, 2023 in Uncategorized

Assessing Car Accidents

As an experienced San Francisco, CA car accident lawyer from The Law Office of Bennet M. Cohen, P.C. understands fully, people have tremendous power behind the wheel, so we have a great responsibility to operate such heavy machinery with the utmost care and knowledge of the road. Yet, car accidents are a leading cause of […]

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December 29, 2022 in Uncategorized

The Corruption Of The IME Physician

In California, employees who are involved in a workplace accident may be eligible to seek benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. When an injured or disabled employee files a claim, the workers’ compensation insurance provider is entitled to perform an independent medical examination (IME) to verify the employee’s injuries or disability and approve their disability […]

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November 30, 2022 in Uncategorized

What To Do When Your Disability Claim Is Denied

If you cannot work because of a medical condition, having your Social Security disability denied can be a stressful and frustrating experience. “If I cannot rely on disability benefits and have no income, how am I supposed to pay my bills?” you might wonder. It is understandable that you may have many questions when you […]

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October 06, 2022 in Uncategorized

How Insurers Cherry-Pick Medical Records To Deny Claims

According to the Council for Disability Awareness, about one in every four of today’s 20-year-olds will suffer a disabling condition before they retire and will face a period of three months or longer when they cannot work. The savvy among those entering the workforce will purchase a long-term disability (LTD) insurance policy sponsored by the […]

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September 02, 2022 in Uncategorized

What You Should Consider Before Taking A Buyout

According to statistics from the U.S Census Bureau, about 19 million American adults of working age are unable to work due to a disability. For business owners and employees who are incapacitated, critically ill, and unable to work, disability insurance coverage offers a form of financial support or income. Over time, your insurance carrier may […]

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April 27, 2022 in Uncategorized

Long-term Disability For People With Chronic Pain

In California, 10.4% of the population has some kind of disability. Some of these disabilities are observable by those around you, such as a condition in which you’d have to use a wheelchair. Others may be hidden to the casual observer, and this can make it harder for the sufferer to seek help. Chronic pain […]

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March 24, 2022 in Uncategorized

Common Mistakes When Filing A Long-term Disability Claim

No one in their 20s expects an unfortunate disease or event to keep them from working before reaching retirement. However, one in four of today’s 20-year-olds will face a disabling condition before retirement age that keeps them from working for a year or more, according to statistics. How many are prepared for that possibility? People […]

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March 04, 2022 in Uncategorized

Insurance Companies’ Use Of Surveillance To Deny A Claim

The California Department of Insurance regulates the insurance industry in the state. If you suspect your insurance company has been surveilling you while you’re out on a workers’ compensation claim, a disability claim, or even a personal injury (auto accident) claim, you can go to the department’s website and search for “surveillance.” If you do, […]

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February 15, 2022 in Uncategorized

Can Long Haul Covid Be The Basis For A Disability Claim?

Millions of people around the world are COVID long haulers, which means they are experiencing symptoms of the disease many months after having an acute bout of the illness. The Journal of the American Medical Association performed a comprehensive analysis of studies and found that more than half of COVID patients suffer from long-haul symptoms. […]

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December 03, 2021 in Uncategorized

Insurance Company Tactics For Denying A Long-term Disability Claim

WHEN AN LTD CLAIM BECOMES NECESSARY People with lupus, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, arthritis, spinal stenosis, depression and other serious conditions often work with serious challenges that many people do not understand. Despite engaging in a heroic struggle to remain on the job, a person afflicted with such a condition may reach a point where he […]

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