“A legal secretary was forced to stop working at a Washington D.C. law firm due to her disabling chest pain, dyspnea and hip/leg replacement surgeries. Sometime after her exhaustion of short-term disability benefits, she applied for long-term disability benefits, which was approved by Unum.
Our client was receiving long-term disability benefits until Unum preemptively terminated her benefits. The attorneys at Fields Disability contacted our client’s doctors to compile reports of all of her symptoms and treatments and appealed the decision to terminate benefits. Upon further review, and as a result of the Fields Disability attorney’s appeal, Unum reversed its decision to terminate and issued payments immediately. ”