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What should you know about long-term disability insurance?

As a Texan resident, you may have considered the uses of long-term disability insurance before. If you are suffering from an injury or ailment, you may be wondering how to make a claim. Jon Michael Smith, attorney, is here to help you through your journey with this type of insurance.

Holding insurance companies accountable for their promises

At our law offices here in Austin, we are proud to be part of the team supporting Jon Michael Smith in providing representation for people who are struggling with insurance companies' failures. Our goal with our clients from across central Texas and beyond is to guide them efficiently and compassionately through complex, frustrating appeals and trial processes.

What to do if your long-term disability claim is denied

If you have been diagnosed with a chronic condition that makes it difficult for you to continue working, you may rely on your long-term disability benefits to make ends meet. When you file a claim for long-term disability, the claim administrator over your case will determine whether there is sufficient evidence indicating that you suffer from a disability and truly deserve benefits. However, there are incidents where long-term disability claims have been denied, even when medical documents show that there is an actual case of disability. What do you do when your claim has been denied?

The importance of disability insurance riders

An insurance rider is like a valuable feature added on to an automobile. While all automobiles can carry you from one location to another, you would not settle for just any vehicle from the lot. Instead, you would shop for the Texas automobile that matches whatever standards you are looking for. Similarly, not all long-term disability insurance is alike. One important feature to look for is the riders that the insurer offers along with the policy.

What is long-term disability insurance?

Regardless of your age, there is a chance that you could become disabled either through an accident or due to a medical condition. To help plan for your future and ensure you can still take care of your obligations in Texas should you become disabled, you have the option of getting long-term disability insurance. 

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