Long Term Disability News Archives

The Hartford bought Aetna's group disability business in November 2018, and since that time, they have been cleaning house on these “legacy” claims, but in recent months, we have seen a dramatic i...

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Veterans Day is a federal holiday which celebrates and commemorates military veterans. It was created to commemorate the end of World War I and was known originally as Armistice Day. The intent of Vet...

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It was refreshing to read a recent decision from a Federal Judge in Texas, who rejected efforts by Standard Insurance Company, to take further “bites at the apple.” The Court, from the Northern...

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Partners Justin C. Frankel and Jason A. Newfield, founders of the national disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield, have been named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as two of the ...

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Covid-19 survivors are reporting changes to their cognitive skills that are changing their lives, making it difficult or even impossible for them to work or manage basic tasks. Memory failures, like n...

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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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