November 2011 Archives

Frankel & Newfield recently won an ERISA appeal against Dearborn National on behalf of a patient whose illness transformed him from a creative man whose success was based on his brilliance and ana...

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The reliance upon conclusory opinions of non-examining medical reviewers did not support Aetna's claim determination, according to a Federal Judge in Michigan. The Court took issue with Aetna's embra...

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A Federal Judge in Louisiana has determined that Prudential's claim determination, to terminate long term disability benefits that had been payable for several years, did not have a rational connectio...

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For the second time, Frankel & Newfield is pleased to report that Lexis Nexis, a leading global publisher, has named Disability Insurance Lawyer as a top 50 Insurance Law Blog of 2011. Our blog r...

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After a diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia in his late 30's, our client spent more than fourteen years fighting to keep working. To us, that is a sign of determination and co...

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Another in a series of fine studies commissioned by UNUM shows that employees are happy to have disability insurance as an employee benefit. How would they not?This study, the third in a series, shows...

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