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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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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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In a perfect world, your disability claim would be processed quickly, a few questions will be asked and then benefits will start being paid seamlessly. Unfortunately, that’s not the experience ou...

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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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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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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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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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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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Most of the headlines concerning coronavirus are focused on lung injuries and acute respiratory distress, but damage to the cardiovascular system is emerging as a long-term consequence of the virus....

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