disability insurance Archives

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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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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Most of the headlines concerning coronavirus are focused on lung injuries and acute respiratory distress, but damage to the cardiovascular system is emerging as a long-term consequence of the virus....

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The Treasury Dept. and IRS have launched a web portal for individuals to file with the government to make sure they get their coronavirus stimulus payments, especially those with dependent children u...

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Disability insurance companies are being faced with big challenges as a result of the current pandemic. A number of issues regarding short and long-term disability claims are intersecting with m...

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Many Americans are now working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a significant cultural shift for employers, who are learning how to manage teams and companies of all sizes r...

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When an insured with disability insurance can’t work because of a medical condition and is under the care of a doctor, even a specialist, you would think that they should feel safe that their ...

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