long term disability Archives

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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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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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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