After decades of battling against insurance companies that deliberately mangled ERISA to stonewall policyholder’s ability to fight for their benefits, we are of course very gratified to hear the words of Mark D.DeBofsky, attorney and law professor, as he testified that ERISA has been “transformed into a shield that protects insurance companies from having to […]
Insurance companies are stepping up their surveillance activities – this time, they are watching what is being posted on social media networks. A New York women receiving workers’ comp benefits for alleged injuries bragged about her salary and her job on her Facebook page.
The exciting news that scientists may have discovered a cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), an illness that devastates the lives of millions worldwide, has gotten a completely different slant from the risk management perspective. “Chronic Fatigue Claims Could Rise” is the headline of an article from Treasury & Risk Magazine, written for the insurance […]
Our client suffers from a number of severe orthopedic conditions, including multiple herniated discs in his lower back and degenerative osteoarthritis in both knees, which cause chronic daily pain. He client cannot sit, stand, or walk for long, and is constantly distracted by severe pain. Because of these limitations, our client stopped working as a […]
Our client’s claim was terminated after being paid for a period of time under his own occupation coverage, which he had secured through his employment. Lincoln Insurance terminated the claim despite the fact that he continued to suffer from intractable chronic pain and the impact of the heavy narcotics he was compelled to utilize to […]
We have represented many CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) claimants, battling against insurance company adjusters who insist that our clients are not truly disabled, that their illness is not physical in nature, or that they are suffering from a syndrome and not an illness. Now, a new study conducted by researchers at the Whittemore Peterson Institute […]