Frankel & Newfield, P.C.

We Have Recovered Over $100 Million In Claims For Our Clients

Call for a Free Consult 866-504-8773
WE DO NOT HANDLE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS

April 2016 Archives

Has CIGNA Denied Your Disability Claim?

CIGNA disability claims, or claims from other large disability insurers, are often managed by third-party companies, who are contracted by CIGNA, Aetna or some other large insurer. They are hired to review claims, which often entail denying or terminating claims. These are not companies you will read about when you purchase your disability insurance coverage. These are the companies you hope that you never hear from.

SIXTH CIRCUIT REVERSES LOWER COURT AND DETERMINES THAT LIBERTY LIFE WAS ARBITRARY AND CAPRICIOUS

A three judge panel in the Sixth Circuit has reversed a decision from the District Court of Kentucky, and has found Liberty Life to have improperly terminated a claim for a woman suffering from Pudendal neuralgia and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. Liberty Life terminated the claim after having initially accepted liability for the long term disability insurance claim, and after determining that the claimant could function at a “light” physical demand level. The claimant was disabled on the basis that she could not tolerate sitting for any duration, but Liberty Life refused to provide any consideration to this functional restriction, despite strong support from her medical provider.

Download Our Free Ebook

E-book Download Book
Super Lawyers | Justin AV Preeminent | Justin Avvo | 10.0 | Top Attorney | Justin Super Lawyers | Jason AV Preeminent | Jason Avvo | 9.8 | Top Attorney | Jason

HELPING THE DISABLED NATIONWIDE

  • tick

    No matter where you are nationwide, we are here to help.

  • tick

    We have the resources and support to take on the largest insurance companies.

  • tick

    Contact us today for our nationwide service. Contact Us

FN

Frankel & Newfield, P.C.
585 Stewart Avenue
Suite 312
Garden City, NY 11530

Toll Free: 866-504-8773
Fax: 516-222-0513
Map & Directions