June 2010 Archives

One of the elements of a successful long term disability claim is the ability to demonstrate regular medical care and a treatment regimen consistent with the disability. When examining a claim, long t...

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Our client worked as a Nurse Anesthetist for many years, a profession that requires a high degree of precision and manual dexterity. He underwent surgery on his cervical spine in 2006. Unfortunately, ...

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After representing long term disability insurance claimants for many years, we are familiar with many of the resources used by our insurance opponents. This includes the in-house attorneys, the outsid...

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A cancer survivor, suffering from also lupus, Hashimoto's Disease (a thyroid disorder) and obesity, contacted the disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield after Prudential denied her long ...

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The Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit has issued a strong pro-claimant decision. What makes this decision significant is that the Court acknowledges that Hartford abused its discretion in denying be...

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Unlike a privately owned Long Term Care Disability Insurance Policy, where you get to choose the policy, the selection of various additional riders or policy enhancements, and the company you purchase...

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If you have a long term disability insurance policy governed by ERISA, the United States Supreme Court has just handed down a decision in Hardt v. Reliance Standard that is very encouraging to policy ...

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