#coronavirusdisability Archives

Covid-19 survivors are reporting changes to their cognitive skills that are changing their lives, making it difficult or even impossible for them to work or manage basic tasks. Memory failures, like n...

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Our previous blog on the challenges of disability claims faced by people who are working at home in less than ideal settings has been confirmed by this recent article from The New York Times, “The P...

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Almost six months into the coronavirus pandemic, and people who are working from home are finding themselves with health issues that didn’t seem important at first… until they realized that they w...

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Patients who survived coronavirus should make the effort to locate their original disability insurance policy.  Unfortunately, people who were successful in battling the coronavirus are likely to hav...

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Disability insurance companies are like every other insurance company – they live or die not just on how many policies they sell or deny, but on interest rates and stock prices. Right now, we are se...

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Frankel & Newfield attorneys represent many dentists with their disability claims, so we were really pleased to see The New York Times article “How’s the Economy Doing? Watch the Dentists.” ...

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Dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists, dental hygienists and other related health professionals who work inside patient’s mouths are among those with the greatest risk of becoming infected with COV...

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Before they have the experience of becoming disabled, most people assume that a disability claim occurs through a natural progression: you get sick, your doctors say you can’t work, you file for sho...

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In the past, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome) was associated with combat veterans. Today, the warriors on the front line are the nurses and doctors, hospital workers of all kinds,  first respond...

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Working from home was a non-starter for many organizations and the source of great frustration for people with disabilities.  It was assumed that a disabled individual who was not able to walk, drive...

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