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October 2015 Archives

Jason Newfield is named in “Ones to Watch” in Long Island Business News

Jason Newfield was selected in the “Ones to Watch” in the law by Long Island Business News, a regional business publication. Mr. Newfield was among a group of six attorneys in a variety of different practice areas who were chosen because of their professional accomplishments and recognition by their peers. He was named to the […]

Fibro Fog – Implications for Long Term Disability Insurance Claims

If you suffer from Fibromyalgia, then you know what Fibro Fog means, and how debilitating it is. Fibro Fog is a casual sounding phrase, but there is nothing casual about what it does. The smartest people, those with challenging jobs and exciting lifestyles, are decimated by the impact of the pain and discomfort of fibromyalgia, […]

What’s the Difference between ERISA and Private Disability Insurance Policies?

Privately purchased and owned disability insurance is a policy that you purchase yourself, usually through an insurance agent. You can work closely with an experienced disability insurance agent to determine what benefit level you need, and design a policy that is suitable for you and your family. If you hold advanced degrees or work in […]

What Is The Most Likely Cause Of Long Term Disabilities In America?

The overwhelming majority of long term disability claims are the result of illnesses, not injuries. These fall into the broad category of musculoskeletal or connective tissue diseases. Most common examples include arthritis, herniated or degenerative discs, spine and joint disorders, tendonitis, fibromyitis, osteoporosis, rheumatism, scoliosis and sciatica. These kinds of illnesses lead to 28.5% of […]

Settlements for a Long Term Disability Claim– How Does It Work?

There are two key questions to consider when faced with the possibility of a settlement (also known as a lump-sum settlement or policy buyout) of a long term disability insurance claim. The first question: is it likely that your policy permits a settlement of your long term disability claim? Second question to ask is this: […]

HR and Your Long Term Disability Insurance Claim

The good news is your employer offers long term disability insurance. The bad news is because it comes through your employer, you likely need to have contact at some point with your company’s Human Resources (HR) department about your claim. According to an article appearing in this past Sunday’s business section of The New York […]



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