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Long Term Disability Insurance Policyholders navigating the many stages of the claim process for Disability Insurance can easily be overwhelmed by its complexity.

Presented here is general information designed to help you gain a better understanding of what the Disability Insurance Claims process is all about. We’ve organized it in a way that we think will be most helpful.

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This is about a Social Security Disability claim.

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Click here for a Glossary of Terms that you will see used in Long Term Disability Insurance policies, as well as in other insurance policy matters. Keep in mind that many insurance companies have their own definition of terms, which they may list in your contract.


Click here to read some of the most Frequently Asked Questions that we hear from clients.

Guidelines for Claimants These are some of the basics you need to know about insurance companies, record keeping, and your health care providers.

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Basics on Handling a Long Term Disability Insurance Claim

This article takes a close look into the common pitfalls that claimants encounter when applying for long term disability benefits.

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Justin C. Frankel - Disability Insurance Attorney

Justin Frankel is a founding partner of the disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield and is a highly skilled litigator and advocate. He has published numerous articles on the challenges facing clients with private or individual disability insurance policies and those who own group or ERISA disability insurance policies.

Learn more about Justin | See Justin’s Publications

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