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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 New York Metro Super Lawyers list as a top attorney in the region for the third consecutive year. The brief item discussed his practice in representing claimants in long term disability insurance and other insurance claims and litigation in both federal and state courts. It noted that many of Mr. Newfield’s clients are doctors, dentists, accountants, lawyers and other professionals and that he frequently lectures to legal, medical and other professional organizations about the disability insurance claims process and disability insurance law and litigation.

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, but Fibro Fog packs a double whammy. It not only impairs cognitive abilities but the experience is so demoralizing that sufferers who are used to being in control and high functioning are devastated by its impact. It causes significant functional impairment.

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: what is the present value of your LTD claim?

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