We do not handle social security disability claims

September 2013 Archives

Will Congress Investigation Impact LTD Claims?

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. Frankel & Newfield does not handle Social Security disability claims, but our clients depend on both their private/ERISA disability benefits and Social Security […]


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 area are named by Super Lawyers to this prestigious group. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding […]

Court Determines that AIG Acted Improperly in Considering Long Term Disability Claim

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 decision was not supported by substantial evidence. In this case, which came before the Court following an earlier remand of a […]

Federal Appeals Court Reverses Decision of Insurer, Finds Principal Insurance to be Arbitrary and Capricious

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 Principal Insurance was arbitrary and capricious in its denial of benefits to an insured with a long term disability insurance claim. The claimant, […]

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