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Claim Preparation

Preparing Your Claim for Long-Term Disability Benefits

The long-term disability benefits claim process can be complex and depressing. Effective preparation prior to filing the claim can increase your chances for success. Roboostoff & Kalkin offers over 50 years of cumulative experience and provides thorough preclaim consulting services to clients throughout California.

For meticulous assistance with preparing your disability insurance claim, contact our ERISA law disability claim lawyers today

Important Steps In Claim Preparation

Claim preparation is often the most important phase of the disability claim process. We help with these important factors:

  • Review: Every disability plan defines disability in a particular way. It is important to obtain a copy of your disability plan, review it and prepare a claim that integrates the definition of disability with your symptoms.
  • Proof: If you believe that the definition of disability encompasses your illness or medical condition, you must provide proof of your medical condition and support your claim with evidence demonstrating how the condition prohibits you from performing the material duties of your job.
  • Support: You must collect data that show the extent of your symptoms and how they impact your ability to work. Starting a journal of your medical visits, symptoms and other information can help. In addition to collecting data, your doctor may also need to write a letter describing your condition and explaining how it impacts your ability to work.
How Hiring a Lawyer can Help

Claim preparation is often the most important phase of the disability claim process. Our California disability lawyers have vast experience with handling long-term disability claims from initial filing through litigation. Therefore, we are able to effectively guide clients through this process. We understand that you are coping with an illness or disability, and we can take on many of the burdens of preparing your claim.

Contact Us

We work to understand the nature of your job and your medical condition, so that we can be informed, aggressive advocates on your behalf. Contact our disability insurance litigation attorneys for a free initial consultation. There is no obligation involved in calling our San Francisco office at 877-374-7270, for help.

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.

Client Reviews
Just when I thought there was no hope to recover my LTD benefits, I found attorney Constantin Roboostoff. With his expertise, I was able to recover all of my back long term disability benefits. Other attorneys wouldn’t take my case because it wasn’t cut and dry. Mr. Roboostoff took the challenge and did an incredible job. Not only did he get my current disability benefits going, he also recovered all my back benefits. He was a true blessing and I would recommend him whole heartedly. CW
It was my pleasure to make contact with Scott Kalkin three years ago after other lawyers had turned me away and told me I would not succeed in my lawsuit. Thanks to Scott's thoroughness, dedication, and diligence, my lawsuit WAS successful and he saw me through to the end, which included putting legal pressure on the insurance company which had invested so much time, personnel, and money, in not paying me what was due. RB
As soon as I met with Scott, I could tell he was knowledgeable, resourceful, experienced, highly professional, and would be dedicated to getting me fair treatment. Scott has handled all interactions with my insurance company ever since. Being able to rely on him to represent me has been a huge relief for a chronically ill person. SO