Cigna Disability Insurance Claims Attorneys

Cigna Corp. is a Connecticut-based global health service company that provides health, pharmacy, dental, and supplemental insurance, as well as Medicare, plans to individuals and businesses. Cigna was the result of a 1982 merger of the Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CG) and INA Corporation.

In January 2011, the California Nurses Association reported that Cigna denied 39.6 percent of its claims in the first three quarters of 2010, a 5.3 percent increase from its 2009 rejection rate. On May 22, 2013, the Hartford Courant reported that Cigna was setting aside $77 million to cover potential claim payments as part of a settlement with insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania after regulators claimed Cigna denied initial claims and ongoing claims that should have qualified for payment.

In 2020, Cigna decided to move its focus towards away from life and disability claims and sold its group life and disability insurance unit to New York Life Insurance Company for 6.3 billion dollars.

In 2021, New York Life finalized its acquisition of Cigna. If you or your loved one previously had a disability claim through Cigna, it is now managed by New York Life. Please click here for more information about New York Life.

If you have questions about this transition or need assistance with a long-term disability insurance claim that you had through CIGNA, please give us a call. Protect yourself and get the full and fair benefits you’re owed by contacting an experienced long term disability lawyer right away.

Cigna Long Term Disability Success Stories

Our attorneys have specific experience fighting on behalf of individuals whose benefits have been denied. The case studies below are representative examples of our law firm’s work for our clients in long term disability insurance claims disputed by Cigna. We can never guarantee results for our clients but we do believe that experience in handling long term disability claims can make a tremendous difference in the results to be obtained during the claim filing and appeal process with the insurance company.

  • Personnel recruiter suffering from mental health disorders (PTSD, depression, and anxiety) awarded long term disability benefits after multiple prior denials.

Case Result: Reversal of Cigna STD and LTD Denials

  • Project manager disabled due to cognitive impairment awarded long term disability benefits after having short term disability benefits wrongfully terminated.

Case Result: Approval of Cigna STD and LTD Claims Following Termination of STD Benefits

Case Result: Long Term Disability Reconsideration (Informal Review Process)

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