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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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Partners Justin C. Frankel and Jason A. Newfield have been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as two of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2019. Both Mr. Frankel and Mr. Newfield ...

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Frankel & Newfield has represented more than a few Aetna disability insurance claimants where the court has noted the conflict of a company that serves as reviewer and payor of claims. In this ca...

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Our client, a 56-year old Registered Nurse at one of the top 25 ranked best hospitals in New York State, retained the services of our firm to fight for her wrongfully terminated disability claim - af...

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Our clients include people who are disabled by severe migraine headaches, so we are pleased to see this news item that the FDA has approved a drug that treats this condition. As reported in NBC News...

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As a four-year member of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, a federal committee which advised the US Department of Health and Human Services regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, I have b...

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Disability insurance law is what we practice, but we also advise people that they should have disability insurance, the type that is offered through your employer and if appropriate, private or indiv...

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A Federal Judge in Alabama has taken Mutual of Omaha to task for its denial of a long-term disability insurance claim governed under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act). Following a ...

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Lyme disease makes about 300,000 people sick every year. It is caused by bacteria – Borrellia bacteria – that lives inside common ticks and is transmitted to humans by tick bites. Treatment is us...

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Our disability law firm has been warning clients about posting on social media since the years when Facebook was one of only a few social media platforms. Long term disability insurance companies are...

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