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Justin C. Frankel is committed to fighting for the rights of clients when their long term disability insurance claims have been denied, delayed or terminated.

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How are Vocational Reviews Used to Terminate Long Term Disability Claims?

Inexperienced claimants make a grave error when they focus solely on their medical condition when filing a claim for long term disability insurance. This is one of many reasons to speak with an experienced long term disabi…

Hartford’s Attempt to Deny Benefits After 18 Years Fails

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A Judge in Federal Court in Vermont found against Hartford in a Disability ERISA case, ruling its termination of a claim, paid for many years, failed to satisfy the standard to be upheld. A highly compensated vice presiden…

Top Five Reasons the Long-Term Disability Insurance Company Does Not Want to Pay Your Claim – Trending

5 – Your claim is going to cost the insurance company money. Do the math. Multiply the amount of money you thought you were going to receive monthly by 12 months, then by the number of people filing a claim. Add to that eq…

Long Covid Disability Update: Researchers Looking at Connections Between COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, aka ME/CFS)

If you’ve had COVID and are experiencing post-COVID symptoms of fatigue, muscle pain, poor sleep, and shortness of breath, it may help to know you are not alone and your symptoms are not imaginary. People suffering from th…

Why Would Long Term Disability Be Denied?

Why Would Long Term Disability Be Denied? A woman recently shared her story of coping for six years with an invisible disability, fearing both the loss of her career and health insurance. She was suffering from vestibular …

Long-Term Disability Claims Denials Likely to Increase in Response to Record Death Benefit Payouts

A secondary impact of this now over two-year Pandemic of COVID-19, and due to an unprecedented increase in deaths, the insurance community is noting an outsized number of death benefit payments. Life insurance company exec…

Insurance Companies are Feeling the COVID-Impact–Disability Claimants Are Too.

The insurance sector expected that as vaccination rates increased, COVID-19 deaths would begin to decline in 2021, but that did not happen. Instead, mortality rates rose sharply, and many insurance companies are recalibrat…

Why Hartford Denied Your Disability Claim

Hartford sells group long term disability insurance for numerous Fortune 500 and other large companies, across many industries, and many of the long term disability insurance claims are wrongfully denied or terminated. If …

New York Disability Insurance Lawyers – Own Occupation Disability Income Insurance Policies

An own occupation disability income insurance policy is marketed and sold with the understanding that the person is insuring their income for a specific career. These policies are usually purchased by high income wage earn…