disability insurance Archives

An email like this affirms our belief that how we practice law and represent our clients makes a difference:   I just wanted to reach out to you and let you know that The Hartford has been ...

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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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PDA – A well-known third-party vendor, pandering to the disability insurance community, has launched another way to further impact claimants negatively.  A recent press release from PDA – a subsi...

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We hope that everyone has enjoyed their summers as much as can be in these troubled times.  We are seeing a late summer push by the long-term disability insurance companies to deny new claims and ter...

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Most claimants are surprised to learn their disability denial battle does not happen in a court room, and there’s no jury. It’s actually worse. The disability insurance company that denied your...

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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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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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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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