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Litigation for Private and ERISA Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Policies
Where appropriate and necessary, the firm initiates lawsuits on behalf of aggrieved policyholders and beneficiaries throughout the country to recover their denied or terminated benefits.
The firm aggressively pursues all available claims and remedies, and relentlessly attacks all avenues of discovery in litigation. Our reputation among the insurance community as aggressive litigators is a benefit to our clients, as the insurers often seek early and favorable resolutions.
Frankel & Newfield represents claimants in litigation in Federal courts across the country.
Litigation in disability insurance claims falls into two areas:
For ERISA LTD claims, litigation is pursued only after all negotiations and administrative appeals have failed. The cases are heard in Federal Court.
Litigation concerning private or individual LTD policies is governed by state law and Frankel & Newfield represents clients in state courthouses across the country. If you're looking for an experienced long term disability lawyer, don't hesitate to contact us today – we look forward to serving you.