Bryant Legal Group PC

Bryant Legal Group PC is committed to getting you the insurance benefits you need and deserve. Our attorneys are considered among the best Chicago disability lawyers and frequently assist in disability, life, long term care, business overhead expense and key-person insurance claims. Whether your benefits come from your employer, union, or are privately purchased, our legal team is well equipped to help you win your case. With decades of collective experience, we not only know insurance law, we know the insurance industry inside and out. We work tirelessly to find the strategies that work with the insurance carriers to support new claims or to challenge denials or benefit terminations.

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Oct 4, 2018 | News |   The Chicago Law Bulletin Publishing Company selected Jennifer Danish as one of the 40 Under Forty Attorneys to Watch out of more than 1,500 nominations for attorneys throughout Illinois. Lawyers nominating her cite her hard work and: “What distinguishes Jennifer is her passion and genuine desire to help our clients through the difficult maze of federal and private disability claims.” Digital copy of the publication is available: …
Oct 4, 2018 | Blog | If you are suffering from a disability and have had your benefits claim denied by your private disability insurer, then you may be entitled to bring an action against your insurer — whether your insurance coverage was purchased individually or provided as part of an employer-sponsored plan. Insurers are often quite aggressive in denying private disability benefits. In many cases, the insurer understands that if they deny…
Oct 3, 2018 | Case News & Notable Orders | United States Magistrate Judge David E. Jones of the Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a Decision and Order on September 26, 2018 awarding disability benefits. Attorney of record for Plaintiff is Jennifer Danish. EDWARD PIOTROWSKI, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Deputy Comm’r of Operations, Soc. Sec. Admin., Defendant., 17-CV-1286, 2018 WL 4616457 (E.D. Wis. Sept. 26, 2018).…
Oct 3, 2018 | Case News & Notable Orders | United States District Judge Sara Darrow of the Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, issued an Order on September 21, 2018 granting Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment in so far as it sought a remand. Campbell v. Berryhill, No. 2:17-cv-02036-SLD-EIL (C.D. Ill. Sept. 21, 2018).…
Oct 3, 2018 | Blog | By: Stephen A. Jackson Hennen v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 17-3080, 2018 WL 4376994 (7th Cir. Sept. 14, 2018). Hennen worked as a sales specialist for NCR when she sought treatment for a back injury.  She was covered under her employer’s long-term disability plan insured by MetLife.  When physical therapy and surgery failed to resolve her injury Hennen applied for LTD benefits under the plan. Acting as the…
Sep 6, 2018 | Blog | By: Andrew B. Bryant The scenario is familiar: an insurance carrier denies a disability claim based, at least in part, on covert video surveillance of the claimant.   A recent decision by the District Court of the Western District of Tennessee displays how video surveillance can be used by a Court not only as substantive evidence to evaluate degree of disability, but also as a n important tool in…
“Mr Bryant, his partner Jennifer Danish and associate Steve Jackson were efficient, diligent and persistent towards finding a just resolution and favorable outcome for myself and my entire company.”— CLIENT “I used Jennifer Danish for a disability claim. Frustrated that I couldn’t get results myself I found her. She unearthed some issues my doctor did Not notify me of that affect the quality of my life. My end result was positive!”— CLIENT “Mr. Jackson did…
Jun 29, 2018 | Blog | If you are the beneficiary of a life insurance policy — whether in Illinois or elsewhere — then you may find that the insurer unexpectedly denies your claim on the basis of an exclusion written into the policy (that you were not aware of).  This can put you in a uniquely vulnerable position as a beneficiary.  After all, if you were reliant on your loved one for resources,…
Jun 27, 2018 | Blog | In the private insurance context, the existence of a “waiting period” is to be expected, and in fact, waiting periods are nearly ubiquitous. Whether you are signed onto a health insurance policy, a disability insurance policy, or some other form of insurance, in all likelihood, there is a waiting period provision written into the insurance agreement.  Insurers frequently use these waiting period provisions as the basis for a…
Jun 22, 2018 | Blog | Accidents that give rise to disabilities — whether in the workplace or elsewhere — may seem complicated by the presence of multiple sources of compensation.  If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, for example, then you may receive a substantial award of damages from the defendant, and you might also be eligible to receive disability benefits in accordance with your private disability insurance policy.  In…