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May 2011 Archives

CIGNA AGAIN TAKEN TO TASK FOR CLAIM HANDLING

Another Federal Judge has seen through the ERISA quagmire and has found that CIGNA’s claim handling conduct was improper, and that the claimant provided sufficient evidence to demonstrate that he remained disabled. The Court awarded retroactive benefits with interest. The Court was impressed with the evidence presented by the claimant demonstrating entitlement to any occupation […]

ProHealth.Com Publishes Article On Investigation Tactics Used By Disability Insurance Companies For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) And Fibromyalgia (FM) Patients

We continue to tell our clients that if they are about to file a disability claim, they must consider anything they post on any social media website, from Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn and beyond to be open to the public. Any information that can be obtained will be found and used against their claim. […]

US Supreme Court Ruling Redefines Employee Right To Bring Lawsuits In Court, Even Under ERISA

The United States Supreme Court has issued a ruling in CIGNA v. Amara on May 16, 2011 (Case No. 09-804, 2011 U.S. LEXIS 3540) that reverses nearly two decades of law which limited employees rights to take their employers to court under ERISA. The implications for long term disability claims when policies are an employee […]

DISABILITY ATTORNEYS FRANKEL & NEWFIELD WIN AGAINST PRUDENTIAL DENIAL OF CLAIM

Our client is a 53 year old woman who had a successful career as a billing analyst. The position required a high cognitive level, making informed decisions about complex financial transactions and fiscal responsibility for a multi-million corporation. Her disability includes severe chronic pain that is the result of degenerative disc disease in the cervical […]



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