December 2009 Archives

Our client, a Global Product Manager with a large international bank, suffers from a painful orthopedic condition that makes it impossible for him to perform in his job. Hartford went after his disabi...

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In the field of disability insurance, a trend that has seen a tremendous surge has been the insurance companies' utilization of Functional Capacity Evaluations ("FCE's"). This trend has caught a numbe...

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The holidays are a time of joy and celebration. But if an injury or illness has made it impossible for you to work,...

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Despite acknowledging that the abuse of discretion standard of review is quite deferential to plan administrators, a court has determined that Harvard's termination of benefits was an abuse of discret...

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The impact that the twin forces of a deep recession and an aging boomer population is having on increasing disability claims across the country is no news to Frankel & Newfield. The phone calls an...

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Despite bringing in one of the insurance industry's big guns for hire - a doctor whose practice is more focused on helping insurance companies keep a healthy bottom line than with patient care - Frank...

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Reality TV wanna-be's seem to be everywhere lately, taking their search for fame and fortune beyond the bounds of common sense. An interior designer from California appeared on a home improvement show...

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