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Disability Insurance Blog

Americans Without Disability Insurance At Greater Financial Risk

Disability insurance law is what we practice, but we also advise people that they should have disability insurance, the type that is offered through your employer and if appropriate, private or individual disability insurance to maintain your standard of living. The ability to earn an income is one of most people’s biggest assets. We don’t […]

Court Finds Mutual Of Omaha Claim Determination To Lack Any Reasonable Grounds

A Federal Judge in Alabama has taken Mutual of Omaha to task for its denial of a long-term disability insurance claim governed under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act). Following a thorough consideration of the record (noted by the Judge to be 1545 pages), factual background, medical evidence, and applying the 11th Circuit framework to […]

Slow Growing Variant of Lyme Disease Cure May Be In Sight

Lyme disease makes about 300,000 people sick every year. It is caused by bacteria – Borrellia bacteria – that lives inside common ticks and is transmitted to humans by tick bites. Treatment is usually with a single antibiotic, doxycycline, amoxicillin or cefuroxime, which is taken for two to four weeks. However, according to Discovery Medicine, […]

Disability Claimants On Social Media Risk Losing Benefits

Our disability law firm has been warning clients about posting on social media since the years when Facebook was one of only a few social media platforms. Long term disability insurance companies are not constrained by the same laws as government agencies, so they have been tracking social media posts as a routine matter for […]

AETNA Going to Trial on Long-Term Disability Insurance Claim

A Federal Judge in New York has ordered Aetna to trial in an ERISA disability claim, after denying its efforts to have the Court grant judgment in its favor on a group long term disability insurance claim. The Judge for the Western District of New York determined that “having reviewed the evidence, this Court finds […]

Chiropractic Economics February 2019 Issue: “You Can’t Afford Not To”

Frankel & Newfield represents many chiropractors, so we understand the unique challenges that chiropractors face when they need to file a long-term disability insurance claim. That means everything from the insurance company’s aggressive examination of financial and practice records in search of other sources of income, to questioning the chiropractor’s treatments from untraditional healthcare providers […]

National Law Firm Frankel & Newfield Celebrates Fifteen Years of Helping Clients with Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

Fifteen years ago, two young lawyers made the decision to leave the disability law firm they were working at to start their own law firm. They had families, mortgages and bills to pay, but the two lawyers were convinced that their vision of a firm where they worked closely with clients and took care of […]

How to Find a Disability Insurance Lawyer on the Internet

Finding a disability insurance lawyer on the internet can be overwhelming. Where there used to be three or four law firms that focused in this area of the law, today there are hundreds claiming to know what is best for you and your family. How can you decide which one to work with your disability […]

What Triggers Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

New research suggests that the body’s response to infection may be responsible for onset of a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), according to research from King’s College in London. The study, reported by The Guardian, found that an overactive immune response appears to be a trigger for persistent fatigue. CFS is a debilitating long-term condition where […]

How Much Information Access is Too Much?

“I filed a disability claim and signed a document that gave the company the right to get information about me, which I thought was fine – until I started getting requests for everything from my personal finances to my transcripts from college. How much information do they need, and how much am I supposed to […]



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