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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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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