long term disability 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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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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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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At Frankel & Newfield, we have been practicing long enough to have experienced a number of events that have impacted disability insurance claimants and the disability insurance companies...

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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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