Disability Insurance Attorneys Archives

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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How long the disability company will continue to pay benefits depends on a number of different factors, and every scenario is different. For starters, the length of coverage will be described...

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More than 15 years ago, my partner Justin Frankel and I wrote an article for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronicle about what they could expect when filing a long-term disability insurance claim. Re...

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Two experienced disability insurance attorneys express concerns for Cigna policyowners New York Life Insurance Co. has agreed to pay $6.3 billion in cash for a Cigna Corp. unit that sells non-med...

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We have written in the past about Lincoln Financial Group’s efforts to shut down claims and our own firm has represented a number of claimants whose disability insurance coverage was denied or term...

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The conference room turned into a studio (complete with gaffer tape, left foreground) when Jason Newfield presented a 90 minute webinar for the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. His pre...

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Disability lawyers Justin Frankel and Jason Newfield keep a careful eye on the calls and emails that we receive in the office. We are a hands-on practice, so we are very aware when one insurance com...

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We often use the phrase that a person is “unable to perform the material and substantial duties of their occupation” in our representation of claimants. What exactly does that mean?The term ...

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The stigma surrounding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is not limited to disability insurance companies. A recent article in the Daily Mail reports an English scientist who said that hundreds ...

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