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October 2013 Archives

Aetna’s Decision Lacks Substantial Evidence to Support Termination

A Federal Judge in Maine has ruled that Aetna’s decision to terminate a long term disability insurance claimant’s benefits was lacking in substantial evidence to support the decision. As a result, the Court ordered the claim to be further reviewed, following a remand from the Court, and consideration of an award of attorneys’ fees against […]

Firm Gets LTD Benefits Back for Client with MS

Sometimes it is not the long term disability insurance company that makes life miserable for our clients. In this case, our client’s benefits were terminated by the third party administrator, the outside company that manages disability insurance and other insurance programs on behalf of his self-insured employer. This is not as uncommon as it used […]

Disability Insurance Claims Advice and Support

As disability insurance lawyers with decades of experience, we have spoken to people from every walk of life, in every economic level and every type of disability. The information our callers share with us is often heartbreaking. Many families who were already living on the edge of financial security lose their homes. Often the disabling […]

Federal Court Remands Fibromyalgia Claim Back to Liberty Life

A Federal Judge in Arkansas has determined that Liberty Life failed to properly consider a long term disability insurance claim, and has vacated the determination and remanded the claim back to Liberty Life for further consideration. The long term disability insurance claim was based upon limitations due to fibromyalgia, and the Court sought to have […]

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN and LTD INSURANCE CLAIMS

The government shutdown has nothing to do with insurance companies and payments being made to claimants. The cycle of filing a claim for benefits, having your claim reviewed, having additional information requested, being delayed or denied, etc., will continue as usual, whether or not the government is operational. Please note that Frankel & Newfield does […]

From Our Client’s Perspective – A Testimonial

We received a letter from a client, a 50-something C-level executive, whose long term disability insurance claim was denied. He came to us for help with an ERISA appeal, which we successfully obtained. A key point in the letter concerns other disability insurance law firms that believe that a quick lump sum settlement, even for […]



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