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February 2015 Archives

Disability Insurance Claims and Your Physician

What happens when the long term disability insurance company asks for more medical records and your primary treating physician says no? During the decade plus that we have been practicing disability insurance lawyers, we occasionally run into this situation<. It often occurs when the claimant is a member of a large practice where they have […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Given A New Name and Diagnosis

For the estimated 836,000 and 2.5 million Americans who have long endured both the devastation and the stigma of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, this week’s announcement by the Institute of Medicine (“IOM”), an independent organization that provides unbiased and authoritative advice to policymakers and the general public, was a huge milestone. The announcement is particularly important […]

Disability Claims and Stroke Victims

This week, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are presenting the International Stroke Conference 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. It is a huge scientific conference, with experts in every aspect of cerebrovascular disease. The size of the conference is in direct proportion to the prevalence of strokes in the American population. According to […]

Federal Court of Appeals Reverses Decision in Reliance Standard Life Case and Awards Benefits to Claimant

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, on appeal from the Federal District Court in Texas (a very conservative Court), has reversed a decision in favor of an insurer, Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, and has granted benefits to a claimant, where it determined that the claim decision was an abuse of discretion, as it was […]

Your Disability Lawyer and Your Disability Insurance Claim

Selecting a disability insurance attorney to represent your claim can be a daunting task. When we began our disability law practice, there were only a handful of firms representing clients. Today the field is crowded, with many firms that are relatively new to the disability law practice area. Choosing the right attorney for you, your […]



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