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Claims Against Assurant/Fortis

Assurant is a prominent U.S. company headquartered in New York and focused on marketing and servicing products in insurance sectors such as group and individual health insurance, disability insurance and life insurance. This company reported 2010 sales of over $8.5 billion through business units that include Assurant Employee Benefits and Assurant Health.

Prior incarnations of the company and various mergers, acquisitions and consolidations have involved other prominent past and current names in insurance such as Fortis Inc., Mayflower, American Memorial Life and many others.

Guidance And Legal Action For People Whose Benefits Are Denied Or Delayed

People who rely on health, life, long-term disability (LTD) and other forms of insurance coverage provided by Assurant and its subsidiaries are subject to the same injustices and abuses common to other major carriers. Common practices used to deny and delay valid claims often include:

  • Disability claim denials without proper consideration of medical evidence, including denials based on biased internal or "independent" medical opinions
  • Excessive delays in payment of LTD benefits, often accompanied by unreasonable demands for medical and financial information from disabled individuals and their families

At Pillsbury & Coleman, LLP, our decades of experience litigating against insurance companies have covered the spectrum of confusing policy language, obscure and hidden exclusions, interactions between different types of available benefits, unreasonable information demands and much more.

Contact Our Bay Area Law Firm About Your Assurant or Fortis Insurance Claim

If you are seeking lawyers prepared to thoroughly evaluate your insurance dispute anywhere in California, we encourage you to call our San Francisco office at 415-655-1549 or contact us for a free case evaluation. We have a track record of success in ERISA appeals and litigation as well as disputes over individual health, STD, LTD and life policies.