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The pandemic is reshaping the insurance industry, and we expect a number of mergers and acquisitions (and negotiations that take place in the headlines) to continue in the months to come. The latest i...

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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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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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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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Patients who survived coronavirus should make the effort to locate their original disability insurance policy.  Unfortunately, people who were successful in battling the coronavirus are likely to hav...

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Disability insurance companies are like every other insurance company – they live or die not just on how many policies they sell or deny, but on interest rates and stock prices. Right now, we are se...

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Frankel & Newfield attorneys represent many dentists with their disability claims, so we were really pleased to see The New York Times article “How’s the Economy Doing? Watch the Dentists.” ...

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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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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 ...

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