Video Summary

  • Unum is a major provider of long-term disability policies in the country, often offered by employers as group plans.
  • Unum is known for frequently denying claims, even legitimate ones, leaving claimants unsure of how to proceed.
  • Claimants have rights under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) to file an appeal if their long-term disability claim is denied.
  • An experienced attorney can assist with the appeal process, providing strong support and evidence to increase the chances of success.
  • If the appeal is still unsuccessful, the next step is to file a lawsuit in federal court to challenge the denial.
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Kevin McManus is an accident injury and disability lawyer in Kansas City, MO, and Overland Park, KS