Disability Insurance Lawyer Blog

How Does Long Term Disability Work?

Long term disability insurance is supposed to replace a portion of the insured’s income when he or she is unable to work. For many claimants, particularly those who have a policy as part of their employee benefits package, they may need to first file for short term disability benefits. Once those short term disability benefits…
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Frankel & Newfield Receive Reviews on AVVO

For disability insurance lawyer Justin Frankel, two recent reviews on AVVO were particularly gratifying. When my LTD payments were terminated, I didn't know what would happen to me, or to my house, car, etc. Right away I began searching for an appropriate attorney in this very specialized area of law. Justin's web site was the…
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FEDERAL JUDGE UPHOLDS DECISION BY MAGISTRATE JUDGE AGAINST MUTUAL OF OMAHA

A Federal Judge has determined that the report and recommendation of the assigned Magistrate Judge should be affirmed, and granted further long term disability insurance  benefits to a claimant who had been paid for about six years under her coverage with Mutual of Omaha.  She was disabled due to symptoms relating to Meniere’s Disease and…
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Lincoln Terminates Anesthesiologist’s Claim, We Win ERISA Appeal

After our client was on her long term disability insurance claim for nine months, Lincoln National Insurance Company terminated our client’s long term disability insurance claim, determining that she was able to practice on a full-time basis. She was a 62-year old anesthesiologist who suffered with disseminated shingles resulting in severe postherpetic neuralgia, chronic pain,…
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