In a metropolitan area such as Northern Virginia, you might think it is easy to find an attorney that has experience in ERISA disability law. In truth, not many attorneys practice this type of law. ERISA, or the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, is very complex and the cases are very difficult for claimants.
In fact, many people who have been denied long-term disability benefits don't know they need an attorney. They are under the impression that the insurance company is there to help if you have a life altering disability. Sometimes people simply send in their disability forms and think everything will be OK. BenGlassLaw is the only ERISA disabitly benefit law firm headquartered in Northern Virginia. Yes, sure there are many out of state law firms putting up web pages that make it look like they are in Virginia. Here's one. Here's another.
Insurance companies that provide long-term benefits are ruthless and will go to great lengths to deny your claim. In most cases, we find that the insurance company will hire a private investigator and pry into your social media accounts to spy on you and find anything they can to deny your claim.