Roboostoff & Kalkin, A Professional Law Corporation
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Understanding Your Needs And The Disability Process

The law office of Roboostoff & Kalkin provides representation to clients with claims for short- and long- term disability benefits. We understand how a sudden illness or disability can be devastating. The disability coverage you or your employer has paid for is designed to replace a sudden lack of income. However, obtaining those benefits can sometimes be difficult.

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Helping you secure the benefits you deserve.

What Sets Us Apart

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Experience: Our attorneys have over 50 years of combined legal experience provide and exceptional representation tailored to your specific needs.

Reputation: Many firms now handle ERISA and disability matters. However, our firm is not only one of the leaders in this type of practice, it is also one of the first in the area to concentrate in these types of cases. As a result, we have earned an extremely favorable reputation throughout the legal and local communities.

Client-focus, personal service: When you are represented by Roboostoff & Kalkin, you will work closely with experienced attorneys on your legal matters, not paralegals, assistants or other staff. We strive to ensure that you understand the claims process by promptly answering any questions you may have.

Obtaining Long- Term Disability Income In California

Our ERISA disability law firm provides assistance to clients with employer-provided disability insurance as well as privately purchased disability insurance policies. We offer experienced guidance, including:

  • Explaining what ERISA is and how it works
  • Understanding long-aterm disability
  • Preparing and filing claims for benefits
  • Appealing claim denials or benefit terminations
  • Litigation to compel payment of disability benefits
  • Insurance bad faith litigation for clients with privately purchased or ERISA-exempt disability insurance policies

Our ERISA disability law attorneys aspire to fully understand the factors causing our clients' disabilities so that we can most effectively prosecute their claims for benefits. Many of our clients have obtained successful results because we build each case around their unique legal needs

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Call 415-732-0282 or contact us online for an experienced long term disability attorney. Roboostoff & Kalkin, A Professional Law Corporation provides representation to clients with claims for short and long term disability benefits.

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You have nothing to lose by consulting a skilled lawyer about your disability benefits. We offer a no-obligation, free initial consultation to help guide you through the complex disability claims process. Contact our long-term disability insurance lawyers today, or call our law office at 877-374-7270 to get started.

Disclaimer: The information you obtain at this site is strictly for education and not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. However, we welcome this opportunity to discuss legal representation with you.

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Verdicts & Summaries

  • Long Term Disability for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: In June 2007, a nurse employed by Kaiser Hospital developed chronic fatigue syndrome and filed a claim for long term disability benefits with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. In January of 2016, we filed a lawsuit against MetLife in the United States District Court in San Francisco for its refusal to pay benefits. This ultimately resulted in the court awarding our client his long term disability benefits.

  • Disability Benefits for Debilitating Headaches: MetLife Insurance Company - Confidential Settlement:  In June 2003, a bank operations manager for Citibank, filed a claim for long term disability benefits under Citibank's disability plan because she had developed debilitating headaches after brain surgery and was unable to perform the essential functions of her occupation as a bank operations manager. The plan was administered and funded by MetLife Insurance Company. MetLife denied her claim alleging she was not entitled to receive benefits under the plan. The employee retained our firm to represent her against MetLife.

  • Insurance Bad Faith - Disability Benefits Denial for Degenerative Disc Disease: Monarch Insurance Company - Confidential Settlement:  Rose Ellen, age 63, had been a computer programmer for 36 years. In 1986, when Rose Ellen was 45, she purchased a disability policy from Monarch Insurance Company because she wanted to have financial protection if she ever became disabled and could not work. In 2003, Rose Ellen filed a LTD disability claim with Monarch because she could no longer work due to myofascial pain syndrome, degenerative disc disease, and bulging discs in her neck.

  • Long Term Disability for Impaired Vision: MetLife Insurance Company - Overturned Denied Claim on Appeal:  A software engineer for Visa filed a LTD disability claim under Visa's disability plan which was administered and funded by MetLife Insurance Company. He had developed cancer which required several surgeries. During surgery he went into a coma. As a result of the coma he developed diminished vision in both eyes which made it impossible for him to continue doing his work as a software engineer.


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Roboostoff & Kalkin, A Professional Law Corporation

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369 Pine Street, Suite 820
San Francisco, CA 94104

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