Our past years of representing insurance companies taught us a thing or two about how they work behind the scenes. Let our experience work for you.
Many people have long-term disability insurance through their employers. Most people assume that they will never need to use it, but accidents happen. A car accident, slip and fall, product malfunction, or assault can cause a person who was once perfectly healthy to break a bone, injure his or her spinal cord, become paralyzed, or suffer head trauma. These injuries can cause a person to suddenly become unable to work or even perform basic functions like dressing themselves or using the restroom. In many of these situations, an El Paso, Texas long term disability attorney can help you seek financial assistance.
Receiving a bill should never be the first step in getting help. Our firm knows that when dealing with an ERISA, long term disability or insurance claim, what you need is answers, and we are here to provide them free of charge.
Our firm welcomes telephone calls or the opportunity to visit with you in person to answer any questions you may have. We also provide FREE comprehensive case reviews. There is no obligation to hire us as your ERISA attorney.
Too much is at stake to guess about the best approach and strategy for fighting your denied insurance claim — years and years of financial security.
After spending years representing insurance companies, we don’t guess. We know their playbook and how they work behind the scenes. Using that knowledge, we’ve developed our own Clear Advantage Process for fighting claims.
It’s personally satisfying to use what I’ve learned as an insurance company insider, now for the good — helping families reverse unfair denials of insurance benefits they paid for, need and deserve.
Price McNamara began his law practice in 1990 representing insurance companies.
In 1995, Mr. McNamara founded McNamara Law Offices, where he represents people across the U.S. who are wrongfully denied long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and accidental death insurance benefits, with special focus on ERISA claims and lawsuits.
His is a member of the Louisiana and Texas Bars, with office locations by appointment only in Baton Rouge, Metairie, and Houston. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with his wife and their three children.
“Price showed no fear. The only thing I can use to actively describe what I saw that day in court was someone standing there protecting our family and fighting for them at the same time…he took control of the situation and was truthful.”
“It was a smooth process. I didn’t have to guess about what was going to happen next…I was reassured that he was going to do the right thing. I was reassured that he was looking out for me.”
“He was ready to fight for me…I felt like he had my best interest in mind. It wasn’t just for the paycheck at the end.”
“Price worked for an insurance company in the past and now he’s working against the insurance company so it was because of that we trusted that he knew how an insurance company worked and how to fight them.”
“I feel blessed that I can help turn things around for my clients who have been denied that piece of mind of financial stability and we make sure that the insurance company and the court realize that these are actual people, these are families that are suffering greatly.”
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My client’s cause for an ERISA accidental death and dismemberment denial lawsuit began when both Esther and her husband were involved in a tragic head-on collision with an 18-wheeler. This tragic accident resulted in severe injuries to Esther, as well as David’s untimely death.
Our client, a young husband with two children, sustained closed-head brain injury as a result of an automobile accident. The at-fault driver’s insurance company initially refused to pay, but shortly before trial, agreed to pay the entirety of its insurance policy limits of $2,000,000.
Our client was a floor hand and Jones Act seaman who suffered a shoulder injury while working for Blake Offshore, LLC. Suit was filed in federal court in New Orleans. Blake and its insurance company offered relatively little in settlement, so the case proceeded to trial.
Our client sustained a fractured hip and reduced ability to earn wages in the future as a result of an accident sustained on the offshore drilling rig to which he was assigned. Suit was filed in federal court in New Orleans.
People of all ages can suffer a short-term or long term disability. If you become disabled and are unable to work, what happens next? How will you pay your bills? What about your medical expenses?
A disability can be a scary situation, and you likely have many questions about your health, finances, and future. Here are some things you should know about disability plans.
If you have a plan through your employer or bought one on your own, you will receive benefits equal to a percentage of your salary, if it can be proven that you are in fact disabled. If you have lapsed on payments of your plan or if you have a pre-existing condition, however, your claim may not be approved.
Most disability plans tend to pay 50-60% of the injured person’s salary, while some pay more—as much as 80%. The payments will not happen right away, however. There is a waiting period involved. It can take three to six months for a long term disability policy to kick in. However, during that time, you will be on a short-term disability plan that will cover your benefits.
Our number-one goal is getting you and your family back to financial security as soon as possible.
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If you have been approved for long term disability benefits, you will likely need to file for Social Security benefits, as well. This is so Social Security pays first and the other insurer pays the remaining portion. Because of this, your insurance company will work hard to make sure you are approved for Social Security disability. If you were injured on the job, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, as well.
Social Security has strict requirements for disability, under federal law. You have to work for a certain amount of time in order to qualify. You also must have a disability that is expected to last one year or longer or is terminal and expected to result in death. Social Security only offers benefits for long term disability. Short-term disability claims will be denied.
If you have suffered a disabling injury, you may be unable to work for an extended period of time. Coordinating the benefits you need during this time can be a frustrating process.
An El Paso long term disability lawyer from the Law Offices of J. Price McNamara can help you with the process. We can prove your disability and help you file for benefits from your disability plan and from Social Security. The process can be daunting, but do not give up. Schedule a free consultation today by calling our office or completing our online contact form.
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