Filing short-term disability claims can be a complicated process.

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Short-term disability (STD) coverage is intended to replace wages, in part, when the claimant is unable to work due to a temporary illness or following an accident. Due to the contracted timeline of filing a short-term disability claim, it’s especially important to seek guidance when filing a claim to meet filing deadlines and follow necessary procedures.

If you are planning to file a short-term disability (STD) claim, consulting with our disability attorneys early in the process can help you present a comprehensive file, providing insurers with less reason to deny your claim. If you file a claim that is denied, our legal team can challenge your denial.

attorney andrew bryant describes how his insurance industry background helps bryant legal group clients with std and ltd issues.

the bryant legal group has decades of experience advocating for short-term disability claims.

Insurance companies commonly deny or delay short-term disability claims, under the assumption you’ll return to work or give up before the claim is paid. The process of filing a short-term claim is complicated and the abbreviated timeline can make it even more so.

Before applying, you must familiarize yourself with the details of your policy, including any filing deadlines and procedures. You must assemble medical records and physician statements, as well as completing forms that detail your disability, work experience, and job requirements. Our legal team can help you build a comprehensive claim.

If you receive a written notice that your STD claim was denied, our disability attorney can help you challenge the denial, working to get your benefits paid promptly.

If you are preparing to file a short-term disability claim or your claim was denied, schedule an initial consultation by completing the form. A member of our legal team will speak with you about your legal options.

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"Mr Bryant, his partner Jennifer Danish and associate Steve Jackson were efficient, diligent and persistent towards finding a just resolution and favorable outcome for myself and my entire company."

"I used Jennifer Danish for a disability claim. Frustrated that I couldn’t get results myself I found her. She unearthed some issues my doctor did Not notify me of that affect the quality of my life. My end result was positive!"

"Mr. Jackson did an outstanding job in relation to my case. He insured I was. Both prepared as well as informed regarding the hearing. I would highly recommend his skills and personal dedication to the client."

"Though difficult for the obvious reasons, your involvement has made this process infinitely more tolerable. Please know of my sincere appreciation for your efforts. With Very Best Regards,"