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July 2017 Archives

UNUM Long Term Disability Insurance Lawsuits: The Latest Wave

Every now and then we see an increase in the number of people contacting Frankel & Newfield who have had their disability insurance claim denied by a particular insurance company. We’ve seen this occur with CIGNA and Standard Insurance, but this time it seems like UNUM has been sending out more than the usual number of denial letters. This is not an unusual occurrence—but if you are the recipient of such a denial, it can be extremely stressful.

Matrix Absence Management Acquires Partners Claims Services: Names Change, But Challenges Remain

People who are dependent upon their long term disability insurance policy benefits know the feeling: an envelope arrives in the mail, or an email arrives in their inbox, from a company with a name they haven’t seen before. It’s that sinking feeling, when you ask yourself, what now?  Sometimes the letters bring dire news of a claim being denied, or a request for more information, or, in this case, that a different company that will now be processing their claims.

Why were my long term disability benefits denied?

This is the question we hear the most from people who contact Frankel & Newfield about their long term disability insurance claim. They can’t imagine how anyone, even the coldest-hearted insurance claims adjuster, could possibly look at their medical records and not understand why they can’t work. People call us when they are frustrated and don’t know what their next move is.

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