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How A Lawyer Can Help With Your Disability Insurance Claim

Jason Newfield
June 25, 2023 | Disability Insurance Claims
Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients

If you are facing a long-term disability insurance claim, you want to make sure you get your case right from the beginning. In order to ensure that you can take care of your family and your financial obligations, you need an advocate throughout the process.

An experienced attorney can help guide you through the process from start to finish. Having an experienced long-term disability insurance law firm on your side is critical to successfully handling disability insurance claims. At Frankel & Newfield, P.C., we have decades of experience practicing all around the country in disability insurance law. We know what it takes to challenge the insurance companies and protect our clients.

We Will Aggressively Advocate For You

  • We can carefully assist you in the critical step of preparing a disability insurance claim and appeal in order to develop a strong administrative record for a potential lawsuit.
  • When the insurance company tries intimidation and tactics to deny or delay your disability insurance claim, we will challenge the surveillance, peer review reports, independent medical examinations, functional capacity evaluations, field visit interviews and vocational reviews.
  • We can advocate for you after your appeals are denied and file a lawsuit on your behalf.
  • If your disability insurance claim is being reviewed or is terminated, we will work on your behalf to continue your benefits.
  • We will prepare and file a persuasive and comprehensive short-term disability insurance claim to assist with any potential long-term disability disability insurance claim.

National Practice | Let Our Team Take Care Of You

Call our New York office at 877-583-2524 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. We are proud to represent long-term disability insurance clients from around the country.

Written By Jason Newfield


Jason Newfield is a founding partner of the disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield. He has spent the majority of his legal career advocating for the rights of disabled workers. He has lectured other professionals, worked on a Federal Advisory committee, and published many articles in the field of disability insurance claims and litigation.

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