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Nationwide Long-Term Disability Lawyers & ERISA Claims

If you have suffered a disability, the last thing you need is to struggle with paperwork and red tape. The attorneys at Burke Harvey understand and we want to help. We will help you navigate the process and will help ensure that you receive what you are entitled to under your veteran benefits, long-term disability or Social Security disability claim.

Long-Term Disability

When an insurance company fails to investigate promptly a long-term disability claim or reinstatement, denies a legitimate claim (no payments), refuses to pay a claim in a timely fashion (slow pay) or otherwise fails to live up to its obligations under the long-term disability insurance policy, that company may be guilty of breach of contract or insurance bad faith.

The attorneys at Burke Harvey have a proven record of success in enforcing the insurance contracts with some of the nation’s largest insurers of long term disability. If your legitimate claim has been denied or you have only received partial payments on your claim, we can take immediate and decisive action to protect your rights and your access to benefits.

ERISA Claims

ERISA refers to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. It was intended to protect those who depend on benefits from private employee benefit plans. However, some insurance companies have denied legitimate claims knowing that a claim subject to ERISA has limited relief.

The ERISA law is complex and highly specialized. Don’t go up against the insurance company alone. The team at Burke Harvey is experienced with navigating this law and can help you effectively fight for your benefits.

Veteran Benefits

If you are a veteran whose claim for service connected disability benefits has been denied, or if you applied for an increase in your service connected disability benefits and were denied, we may be able to help. To qualify for a veteran disability compensation, you need to satisfy the following:

1. You must have a current, medically diagnosed disability;
2. The injury or disease must have had an onset while you were actively serving in the armed forces; and
3. Your current disability must be related to your time in active service.

Disabilities that qualify for compensation are not limited to obvious battlefield injuries. You may also be able to qualify for benefits as a result of back injuries, knee and ankle injuries, TBI (traumatic brain injuries) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Exposure to hazards such as complications from vaccines, Agent Orange, nerve or biological agents and other toxic chemicals and substances may also result in a covered disability.

Give us a call or click on the Live Chat button below to connect with one of attorneys now. Your claim may be time-sensitive so don’t delay in learning more about your options.

Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security disability benefits often entails complicated paperwork, filing deadlines and the need for well-organized and detailed supporting evidence from your physician. It is surprisingly easy to make a simple mistake that could prevent you from receiving benefits immediately. In addition, a large percentage of initial filings for Social Security disability benefits are denied, either due to filing errors or incorrect policy interpretations. The attorneys at Burke Harvey have a proven record of success in helping our clients obtain the Social Security disability benefits to which they are entitled.

If you or someone you love needs help with their disability claim, please contact us today. Give us a call at 205-881-0555, use our online contact form, or speak to someone on live chat to learn more.

Client Testimonials

  • “I am blessed for them and their great work and happy to say and my denial for my LTD was overturned”

    - Ricky B.
  • “The insurance company went from hostile to immediately compliant, and quickly reversed their decision.”

    - Greg M.
  • “They are very knowledgeable of current laws and dealing with the big companies too!”

    - David P.
  • “I came away feeling that they generally cared about me and my situation, and were passionate as legal professionals about winning my appeal.”

    - Richard M.

Why Hire Burke Harvey?

Our Commitment to Excellence
  • Fearless Advocacy

    Our legal team is focused on providing strong, courageous legal representation for individuals & small businesses.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    Our attorneys have been practicing together since 1994 & are prepared to leverage that experience on your behalf.

  • Strong Legal Guidance

    We believe in making the law approachable by guiding our clients through every step of the complicated legal process.

  • Individualized Solutions

    We are committed to making personalized attention and client-focused representation our highest priority.