For more than 30 years, Frank N. Darras has earned the reputation as America’s top disability attorney. Mr. Darras litigates short and long-term group disability claims and individually purchased disability policies. In addition, he litigates business overhead expense insurance, college and professional drop-in-slot and permanent career ending athlete coverage.
DarrasLaw exclusively focuses on disability and long-term care insurance issues representing people from all across the United States. DarrasLaw is the largest disability and long-term care insurance litigation firm in the nation.
Mr. Darras and his firms have recovered nearly a billion dollars in wrongfully denied insurance benefits. The expert staff and attorneys at DarrasLaw review more than 2,500 disability claims per month.
DarrasLaw’s hard work and long track record of success has been extensively recognized with awards, honors and recognition including:
- Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006
- Tier 1. Rating distinguished from Best Law Firms in America
- Martindale-Hubbell “AV-Preeminent,” the highest attainable rating
- The Association of Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the nation
- The Los Angeles Daily Journal: Top 35 Healthcare Attorneys in California and for his unparalleled success representing the disabled
- SuperLawyer every year since SuperLawyers’ inception
- LawDragon’s Top 500 Lawyers in America for 15 consecutive years
- Insurance Bad Faith Top 10 Trial Lawyer
- The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers in the nation
- LawDragon Top 500 Employment Lawyer
- LawDragon Top 500 Consumer Lawyer
- Lead Counsel Rated
- Lawyers of Distinction
- RUE rating is: Best Lawyers of America
- ASLA Top 100 Lawyers
- America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
- Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyer
- 10/10 “superb” rating from AVVO
- A+ Better Business Bureau rating
Attorney Frank Darras built a firm with nationwide representation that is unique in its ability to battle billion dollar disability insurance companies. He balances this with stellar and unparalleled results for his clients. DarrasLaw has a renowned and honored disability insurance staff to provide a highly qualified, in-depth analysis of complex disability sickness and accident claims.
Fighting for Justice on Behalf of Disabled Clients Everywhere
DarrasLaw is literally in a disability league of their own. Mr. Darras, the attorneys and staff specialize in America’s most difficult cases against insurers with slanted odds and high costs. The most daunting area that very few attorneys nationally are willing to take on, is a little known federal law called ERISA. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act, better known as ERISA, was enacted in 1974, which regulates employee group health, life and disability benefit plans.
ERISA severely limits certain types of damages, which often discourages many plaintiff attorneys. However, DarrasLaw’s dedication to people battling insurance companies while also facing debilitating injury or chronic sickness created the nation’s most honored and decorated disability insurance law firm.
“Billion dollar insurance companies with armies of lawyers and seemingly unlimited resources only make me work harder” said Mr. Darras. “Disability insurance companies like Minnesota Mutual, Hartford, Aetna, Prudential and many others regularly take advantage of the disabled with a ‘beat them up, wear them down, and starve them out’ claim strategy. In many cases, these long-term care policies are denied and ignored. We make it our priority to provide our clients with justice they need and deserve.”
While the average long-term disability insurance lawyer may handle 30-50 cases in a year, DarrasLaw sees thousands of denials each month from all across the country. Real time case management allows DarrasLaw to see what insurers are doing across America on a daily basis and help the disabled quickly restore their benefits.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Group and Individual Long-Term Disability Insurance
Millions of hard working Americans have been recently impacted by COVID-19. Frontline doctors, nurses, ER technicians, dentists, office workers, warehouse employees and more have been reaching out to DarrasLaw. DarrasLaw has been fielding thousands of calls from people needing to file short and long-term disability insurance claims as a result of this pandemic. Some of these individuals have contracted COVID-19 while others are suffering PTSD, along with other serious and debilitating mental nervous disorders.
“Americans are experiencing an unprecedented time in our nation’s history. Many employees are being asked to work harder and in more dangerous conditions than they ever thought possible,” said Mr. Darras. “We are currently representing many people who have been infected, exposed to or otherwise impacted by COVID-19.”
Unemployment benefits are sometimes the wrong option for people due to their injuries or sickness, which creates an inability to return to work. Disability insurance claims are often the best and right option.”
College and Professional Sports Claims
In addition to Mr. Darras’ work in group long-term disability and individual privately purchased disability insurance, he works with athletes and sports teams on their disability insurance issues. Mr. Darras assists athletes, their families, agents, colleges and universities and professional sports teams with long-term disability insurance issues, including those who are currently involved in COVID-19 pandemic. Legal outlets continue to reach out to Mr. Darras on this topic, including the Daily Journal, Law360, the SEC Radio and others on the disability insurance issues facing professional and college athletes during this pandemic.
If you have a question regarding your individual or long-term disability insurance claim, please contact DarrasLaw today for a free claim analysis and free consultation.