Every profession is assigned an occupation class that helps determine the price of disability insurance. It is based upon the overall risk and experience a company has. Guardian1 has excellent experience with attorneys, so you receive the best possible class and lowest rate possible.
High-End Disability Insurance for Attorneys
The Provider Choice has many features that make it the best choice for attorneys, we encourage you to review the specimen policy because once you compare this contract to any other you will not choose anything else.
One of the Best Definition of Total Disability in the Industry
Offers up to $30,000 a Month in Coverage
State Bar Association Discounts Available
Special Limits for New Attorneys & Student Loan Protection
You have spent a lot of time and money to become an attorney, and Guardian's1 coverage protects you in your own occupation. Guardian is one of the top choices for lawyers across the country and has been for the last few decades. This is a high-end policy designed to pay more benefits, start benefits earlier, and pay benefits longer than our competition. We believe this to be the best disability insurance policy available to an attorney in today's marketplace.
Do You Have It At Work?
Many law firms have Group long-term disability (Group LTD) for their associates and partners. It is typically paid for by the firm and covers 60% of your income up to a monthly maximum of $5,000 or $10,000. There are several things you need to know about the shortfalls of relying on Group LTD;
When is 60% not Really 60%?
The higher your income is, the lower your percentage income replacement is. They cap benefits at $5,000 or $10,000 per month.
Somebody making $100,000 may have close to 60% income replacement, but somebody making $500,000 only has a 24% income replacement.
The benefit is taxed during a claim, so your 60% turns into something closer to 40% during a claim.
Actual Policy Benefits are Much More Restrictive
What is the Recommended Solution?
We sell a lot of supplemental disability insurance policies to attorneys who have group LTD at work. You cannot give up your LTD at work, so we layer a supplemental plan that you own on top. Having a supplemental plan will;
Raise Your Percentage Income Replacement
We Can Offer Up To $30,000 a Month in Additional Coverage
Better Policy Than Group LTD Plan
Portable - If You Ever Leave The Firm, You Take it With You.
1Individual disability income products underwritten and issued by Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America (BLICOA), Pittsfield, MA. BLICOA is a wholly owned stock subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. Product provisions and availability may vary by state.