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Darras Law Honored Again in the 2023 Edition of U.S. News Best Law Firms

Posted November 4, 2022

DarrasLaw has once again been recognized in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Led by the top disability lawyer in America, founding partner Frank N. Darras, the legal team at DarrasLaw spends every day extending a helping hand to the disabled and the disadvantaged all across America. At DarrasLaw, […]

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Frank N. Darras Honored As Top Healthcare Lawyer For 3rd Consecutive Year

Posted November 2, 2022

The Daily Journal honored DarrasLaw founder Frank N. Darras as one of the Top 35 Healthcare Lawyers in California. This is the third consecutive year Mr. Darras has received this recognition. Mr. Darras was highlighted for his work on behalf of insureds in their battle against billion and trillion dollar insurance companies. He was also […]

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WebMD Interviews Frank N. Darras On Impacts of Long-Covid in the Workplace

Posted October 25, 2022

WebMD interviewed attorney Frank N. Darras in an article discussing the impacts of long-Covid in the workplace. Frank was able to help educate the public on accommodations available to employees in the workplace that can help them as they struggle through their daily lives living with this potentially debilitating condition. “It’s terrifying to be suffering […]

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Frank N. Darras wrote an article for the Daily Journal titled “NIL’s Continuing Impact on College Sports and the Law.”

Posted October 24, 2022

Frank N. Darras wrote an article for the Daily Journal titled “NIL’s continuing impact on college sports and the law.” In it, he discusses how name/image/likeness issues continues to radically change the face of collegiate athletics. He goes in detail into the potential for the PAC-12 to continue to lose members as wealthier conferences offer […]

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Does ERISA Contain a Statute of Limitations?

Posted September 20, 2022

If your employer-provided long-term disability insurance company denies your claim for monthly benefits following an administrative appeal, you have the right to sue the company in federal court. However, there may be a time limit within which you have to file this lawsuit. The rules in this area are governed by provisions called statutes of […]

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What Is Proof of Loss in ERISA Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims?

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Filing for monthly benefits from an employer-sponsored (ERISA) long-term disability insurance policy can often be a complex and difficult process. One of the first requirements you’ll face is the submission of “proof of loss” documents to your long-term disability insurer. As the name suggests, proof of loss is the information you provide to your insurance […]

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What Is an Adverse Benefit Determination Under ERISA?

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It’s not uncommon for long-term disability insurance companies to reject initial disability claims on employer-sponsored policies. There are countless reasons why an insurer might delay or deny your group disability claim; however, there are certain rules they must adhere to when they do. When you file for monthly benefits on an ERISA disability insurance plan […]

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Deadlines To Be Aware of When Filing an ERISA Claim

Posted September 16, 2022

If your long-term disability insurance coverage is a benefit you receive from your employer, it likely falls under the jurisdiction of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). This highly complex body of federal legislation makes life very difficult for disability insurance claimants in a host of ways, including through its imposition of […]

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When Does ERISA Not Apply to Employer-Sponsored Long-Term Disability Insurance?

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a collection of federal legislation that sets out rules and standards for a range of employer-provided benefits. The Act usually governs short- and long-term disability insurance policies companies provide to their workers. However, this isn’t always the case. Policies sponsored by certain types of organizations […]

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