Appealing Denials of Disability Benefits

The Law Office of Mel Crawford serves clients who have been denied short-term disability and long-term disability benefits, whether they need help to appeal a benefit denial or representation in court.

Most of Mel’s cases fall under ERISA, the federal law governing employee benefits. He has successfully represented clients against the major disability insurance companies, including Prudential, Aetna, Unum, Standard, Reliance Standard, Hartford, MetLife, Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, CIGNA and others.

Mel has helped people obtain short-term disability and long-term disability benefits due to a broad range of medical conditions, including:

  • bipolar disorder
  • fibromyalgia
  • chronic migraine headache
  • degenerative disc disease
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • undifferentiated connective tissue disorder
  • lupus
  • multiple sclerosis
  • spasmodic dysphonia
  • anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • depression
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • spasmodic dystonia
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • chronic pain disorder
  • complex regional pain syndrome

About Mel