January 2013 Archives

Last week, the American Conference Institute (ACI), one of the industry leading organizations on educating the insurance industry, conducted its conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims. J...

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Another Federal Court has adopted the approach of conducting a trial in an ERISA disability insurance benefits case, increasing the trend which only several years ago was unheard of. A Court in Wes...

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Another Federal Court has determined that a long term disability insurance company failed to engage in a reasoned and principled decision making process in the review and consideration of a claimant's...

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A Federal judge in Ohio has determined that CIGNA wrongfully terminated a long term disability insurance claim, where it failed to properly consider the occupational requirements for the claimant, and...

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We have to hand it to Hartford - when it comes to disability insurance, they are really good at marketing products and its recently created Disability FLEX product is no exception. For employees, buyi...

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An article in the Baltimore Sun reveals the human side of the massive backlog of Social Security disability cases that is stunning to even the most jaded reader. Almost 2,000 individuals who were atte...

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A New York Federal Judge has determined that Hartford Insurance abused its discretion in denying a claim for long term disability insurance benefits to a claimant who worked for JP Morgan Chase. The C...

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England has a disability cliff

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

We Americans are not the only ones with long term disability insurance problems. Jason Reed, a British blogger for the Huffington Post, recently reported on a scenario that sounds very much like ou...

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