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Gregory Michael Dell

Gregory Michael Dell

  • Employment Law, Insurance Claims
  • District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Texas
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Gregory Michael Dell is a partner and the managing attorney of the disability income division of Dell & Schaefer, Chartered. The firm’s disability income division is comprised of eight attorneys who represent claimants throughout all stages (i.e. applications, denials, appeals, litigation, & lump-sum policy buyouts) of a claim for individual or group (ERISA) long-term disability benefits. Gregory Dell received his B.S./B.A. in Accounting at Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Following law school, Mr. Dell spent several years developing his trial skills as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County Florida, where he handled thousands of criminal cases and participated in more than 50 jury trials. After joining Dell & Schaefer, Mr. Dell easily transitioned into the civil arena and dedicated his legal career to fighting for the rights of individuals against insurance companies. At the age of 27, Mr. Dell represented an emergency room physician and obtained a $2.96 million dollar jury verdict against Nationwide Insurance Company. Mr. Dell has continued to fight insurance companies on a daily basis and has recovered millions of dollars in long-term disability income benefits on behalf of his clients. He has litigated against every major disability insurance company throughout the country. In 2006, Mr. Dell was selected by the nation’s largest legal publication company (Thomson Reuters) to author a treatise on long-term disability insurance law. The book is published each year and is intended to be used as an authoritative source on disability insurance law by attorneys and judges. Mr. Dell’s articles on long-term disability benefits have appeared in nationwide publications and he is the creator of Mr. Dell is admitted to the Florida, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Texas, and New York State Bar Associations, as well as multiple federal district.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care
  • Long Term Disability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
New York
Federal Circuit
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. (2000)
Websites & Blogs
Why Is It Important Not To Rush Your ERISA Disability Appeal?

An ERISA appeal is required following the denial of a long term disability denial that is governed by ERISA. There is a reason that a claimant is given 180 days to submit the appeal and in this video we discuss why it is so important to submit an extensive and strategic appeal. Our disability insurance attorneys have handled thousands of long term disability appeals and we encourage you to contact us for an immediate free phone consultation to discuss your disability insurance denial. We help claimants nationwide.

UNUM ERISA Disability Lawsuits

What should a UNUM disability Insurance policy holder expect after all administrative remedies have been exhausted and an ERISA lawsuit must be filed? Attorneys Gregory Dell & Stephen Jessup discuss time frames and challenges that may arise for a disability insurance claimant filing an ERISA lawsuit.

Disability Insurance Claims Is What Our Lawyers Do

The disability insurance lawyers at Dell & Schaefer law firm focus exclusively on short term disability benefits, long term-disability benefits and life insurance claim denials. We help claimants at all stages of a claim from the application process, claim handling, ERISA appeals, and lawsuits in any federal or state court nationwide. We always offer a free consultation to review your claim and we never charge any fees or costs unless we are able to recover benefits.

Metlife Disability Insurance Claim Information From Lawyers

Disability insurance lawyers Gregory Dell and Cesar Gavidia discuss the latest trends they are seeing in Metlife's handling of both ERISA and private disability insurance claims. There seems to be an increase in disability claim denials from the group division.

A Disability Lawyers' View of Cigna Disability Claim Handling

Disability insurance attorneys Stephen Jessup and Gregory Dell discuss Cigna's latest strategy for handling and denial of disability benefit claims. We have some tips which may help you to secure disability benefits.

Private Disability Insurance Benefit Denial Legal Options

In this video nationwide disability insurance lawyers Gregory Dell and Cesar Gavidia discuss the legal options available to a claimant following the denial of an individual disability insurance claim denied. This video is relatively long, but we want claimants to understand the common issues that arise during litigation of a disability denial. We discuss the most frequently asked questions following a claim denial

Applying for Short or Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits Should Not Be Done Alone

Disability insurance companies most commonly deny either short or long term disability claims at the application stage. A claimant seeking disability insurance benefits must be prepared when filing an application and should not think that it is as simple as just completing a few forms. The application process is challenging and claims can easily be denied as there are multiple factors involved in submitting a strongly supported claim. We look forward to speaking with you and we hope that you find our video informative.

Aetna Long Term Disability Claim Denial Information

Long term disability insurance attorneys Gregory Dell and Cesar Gavidia discuss things that a person should expect if they have been denied disability benefits by Aetna insurance company. We discuss the ERISA appeal process and how Aetna will review the disability appeal that must be filed following a claim denial.

Hartford Disability Insurance Denials and Lawsuits Appear to Be On the Rise

Disability insurance attorneys Cesar Gavidia and Gregory Dell discuss the recent increase in denials of long term disability insurance claims by Hartford insurance company. We also discuss some of Hartford's tactics prior to a claim denial. Hartford has a specific process for denying claims and unfortunately our disability lawyers have noticed an upward trend of unreasonable claim denials.

Legal Representation During Your Disability Insurance Claim By Disability Insurance Attorneys Video

Disability insurance lawyers Cesar Gavidia and Gregory Dell discuss one of the services that our firm offers which distinguish us from other disability law firms: the monthly handling of your disability claim. Thousands and sometimes millions of dollars are at stake in a disability claim. In this video we discuss the importance of having a lawyer to help make sure that benefits payments do not stop. Getting approved for short term or long term disability benefits is only "half the battle". Disability benefits are monthly benefits, meaning the disability insurance company reviews your claim on an ongoing monthly basis -- especially early on in your claim when benefits have just been approved -- to determine whether you continue to be disabled and eligible for continued disability benefits.

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