September 2013 Archives

A New York Federal Court has ruled against CIGNA and in favor of a long term disability insurance claimant, on an important issue for many claimants. This is whether CIGNA is permitted to offset for b...

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The loss of sight, whether it occurs slowly or suddenly, is a life-changing event. If your work depends on the ability to see - i.e., a surgeon, dentist, architect, professional driver - then the loss...

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We understand why Congress is looking into fraud by less than 1 percent of Social Security disability beneficiaries and less than 1 percent of disability payments from December 2010- to January 2013. ...

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Justin Frankel, Esq. and Jason Newfield, Esq. have been named by Super Lawyers magazine as two of the top New York Metro area lawyers for 2013. Only five percent of the lawyers in the New York Metro a...

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A Federal Judge has found that AIG failed to engage in a proper review process, and failed to make adequate findings as to the impact of the claimant's impairments, and thus, determined that its decis...

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, hearing a case which came of the Federal Court in New York's Southern District, has overturned the decision of the District Court judge and determined that Princip...

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