Unum is the leading disability insurance company in the United States. They have been known for unfairly denying and delaying disability claims. Many states have complained about Unum, and Unum has re-opened disability claims that were unfairly closed [1]. Unum has also paid monetary settlements to states. Many companies have their long-term disability insurance with Unum.

woman looking at the denied claim and needing help with her UNUM disability insurance claim

Denied Claim Controversy for Unum, Largest Disability Insurance Provider in the U.S.

Unum is the leading long-term and short-term disability insurance provider in the United States [2]. Unum’s plans are a key part of the long-term disability policy offered to employees by many employers. Unum has been part of many disputes about denied claims and denied disability insurance.

Second Worst Insurance Company in America Because of Unum Denied Disability Claims

In 2008, the American Association for Justice listed Unum as the second worst insurance company in America [3]. According to the American Association for Justice, Unum has had a reputation for unfairly denying and delaying claims. Former Unum employees have reported that the company ordered them to deny claims in order to meet goals and save the company money.

Some of the companies that provide insurance that is handled or sold by Unum include:

  • Unum Life Insurance Company of America
  • Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company
  • The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company
  • Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company
  • Genex
  • Duncanson & Holt
  • MetLife (Metropolitan Life)
  • John Hancock
  • New England Life
  • Equitable Insurance

Contact the Law Offices of d’Oliveira & Associates

Unum Disability Insurance lawyerIf you believe that you have had your long-term disability claim wrongfully delayed or denied by Unum, you may want to speak with a RI Unum disability attorney regarding a potential claim. A long-term disability denial lawyer familiar with new developments in claims with Unum may be able to help you make important personal and legal decisions. d’Oliveira & Associates is working with some of the leading lawyers in the United States and Canada who are handling these cases.

Please contact the law offices of d’Oliveira & Associates at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form for a free legal consultation.

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Paul d’Oliveira

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira has been practicing personal injury and disability law for over 30 years. He started his personal injury law practice in 1989 with two offices in Fall River, MA and East Providence, RI. Today his firm has 15 offices in RI and Southeastern, MA.

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