Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
I was employed by OPM. In 2006 I was retired/disability. I
I was employed by OPM. In 2006 I was retired/disability. I applied for SS Benifits, over the next 7 yrs, and after the 3rd denial, I was granted SS Disability but they only went back 3 yrs. … read more
John
John
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,077 satisfied customers
I have worked 29 years same company.have paid short & term
I have worked 29 years for the same company.have paid for my short & long term ins. all these years. I had to go on disability on Aug 31st 2014, at that time I was being paid $1,097.00 every two weeks… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
became disabled in 2009, couldnt work at all after dec 2010.
became disabled in 2009, couldn't work at all after dec 2010. short term disability ins paid me until feb 2011. Ins co. paid long term disability payments beg may 2011. Ins co. helped me obtain my SS … read more
Loren
Loren
35,909 satisfied customers
I worked from 1990-1995 for a home health care agency. Ia paid
I worked from 1990-1995 for a home health care agency. Ia paid every week for long term disability coverage. In 1995 I had a 17.5 hour back surgery where they put in rods and cages andtwo years and a … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
44,266 satisfied customers
My wife is on medi-cal, and is in a nursing home. Medi-cal
My wife is on medi-cal, and is in a nursing home. Medi-cal was paying her insurance premium. Her hmo is secure horizons. Sometime last year, the hmo sent me a payment book for my wifes ins. When I cal… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
If a person receives Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits from
If a person receives Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits from a private insurer through a former employer and is eventually approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and receives a lump… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
on dec.21 i went on sick leave to have surgery. i ended up
on dec.21 i went on sick leave to have surgery. i ended up having surgery on dec.23 and again on jan. 26. i have been on short term disability. my surgeon released me to go back to work on march 2. my… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Lawyer, Consultant
Doctoral Degree
8,238 satisfied customers
I have been on long term disability insurance since July 2008.
I have been on long term disability insurance since July 2008. I was approved for SSD benefits in June 2009. My insurance company issued third party Allsup to handle my SSD application. I was informed… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My long term disability carrier said Im no longer eligible
My long term disability carrier said I'm no longer eligible for monthly benefits and they are going to close my claim. They did offer me a lump sum settlement of 1 yr. of benefits if I sign off that I… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
I was receiving Short Term Disability for approxiately three
I was receiving Short Term Disability for approxiately three months then it took five months for the Long Term to be approved. I did not have any income from the Hartford Insurance Co. When I was appr… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I had a STROKE in 2006, and doctors told me that I would be
I had a STROKE in 2006, and doctors told me that I would be on dissability for 2 years because of what has happened to me. I applied for my SSS Dissability and was decline, their reasoning is that I c… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I am a 100% disabled and i have LTD with met life and when
I am a 100% disabled and i have LTD with met life and when i got my S.S Approved . Met life stopped sending my disability check. they said I Owed them $60,000.00 Dollars. because S.S gave me back pay … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I filed for SS disability in 1999 on basis of chronic bronchitis,
I filed for SS disability in 1999 on basis of chronic bronchitis, asthma/allergies and carpal tunnel damage. I also am a clinical depression patient. The first and second applications were denied. I a… read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
I was getting 60% LTD for 3 years. My SSDI was awarded a few
I was getting 60% LTD for 3 years. My SSDI was awarded a few weeks ago. It was my understanding that I would pay Aetna back the difference between what they had paid and what Social Security will be p… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
I recently received a large sum of cash from SS for a favorable
I recently received a large sum of cash from SS for a favorable appeal decision. My disability insurance was paying me in the interim. Now I have to pay them back money. The insurance stopped paying f… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I was drawing Long Term Disability while waiting for my Social
I was drawing Long Term Disability while waiting for my Social Security was approved. When my SS finally was approved, I called the Long Term office and told them. Now they want most of their money ba… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
i need to know if legally the long term disability i recd
i need to know if legally the long term disability i rec'd from my job while awaiting ss diability. they said they over paid me 33,000.00 after getting back on my feet i only have 12,000.00 left. do i… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Lawyer, Consultant
Doctoral Degree
8,238 satisfied customers
we received settlement with social security and now Metlife ...
we received settlement with social security and now Metlife wants what they to be reimburshed all the benefits they paid prior to the settlement. Do we have to pay it all back or can we settle for som… read more
Jane Doe Deer
Jane Doe Deer
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
3,870 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,658 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x