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April 2014 Archives


If you have a disability insurance policy with Standard Insurance, don’t expect too much from your claims representative in the way of kindness or understanding. Simply put, times are tough at this massive insurance company. At a recent shareholder’s meeting, a chief official said that requests for proposals for disability benefits are down because companies […]

Court Awards Judgment to Long Term Disability Claimant Against CIGNA

A Federal Judge in Nevada has granted judgment to a Long Term Disability insurance claimant in her claim against CIGNA/LINA, following a bench trial. The court ruled for the claimant, notwithstanding its finding of fact that CIGNA administered the determination of eligibility in an appropriate manner. Instead, the court determined that CIGNA did not properly […]

Liberty Life Found to Have Abused Its Discretion in ERISA Disability Claim

A Federal Judge in Pennsylvania has reversed a decision by Liberty Life to deny benefits to an ERISA disability insurance claimant, whose claim for benefits was not paid. The Court reached its determination that Liberty Life abused its discretion after evaluating a myriad of factors regarding its claim handling, and found that each of these […]

Greater Long Island Dental Meeting – See you there!

We are headed to this year’s GLIDM, held at the Huntington Hilton – Long Island’s biggest gathering of dentists, orthodontists, periodontists, oral surgeons, dental practice administrators and other members of the dental profession, who gather once a year for educational workshops, a well attended exhibit hall and a lot of networking. Frankel & Newfield represents […]

Federal Court Finds Aetna Abused Its Discretion in Terminating Long Term Disability Insurance Claim

A Federal judge in West Virginia has overturned Aetna’s termination of a long term disability insurance claim for a claimant who had been paid his disability benefits for several years. The Court determined that the claim for disability benefits should be paid, with interest on the benefit arrears, and that Aetna must continue to pay […]

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