The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168
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Testimonials

  • When I came to see Evan Schwartz, I had already shut down my business, was in the midst of a horrible divorce, had no income and hadn’t even filed a

    Business owner
  • Evan Schwartz and his team of lawyers fought for me like no one has ever for fought for me before. After a series of bad experiences with both doctors and

    IT Director
  • As a dentist with a private practice knowing I had no choice but to file a long term disability claim, hiring the right law firm was one of the most

    Dentist
  • As Vice President of a large brokerage firm, I did anticipate having a problem with Hartford Insurance Company and, for that reason, I was advised to apply for long term

    V.P. Brokerage Firm
  • Dear Michail: I just received the box containing my copy of the appeal you sent to the insurance company. To say I was overwhelmed would be a complete understatement. My

    Financial Services Manager

What We Do

Insurance Claims & Litigation

There are a variety of ways in which a long term disability insurance claim can be settled or resolved in a permanent fashion.

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Business Litigation

Years ago, disabled individuals filled out their own claim forms and then hoped for the best. Before the entire disability insurance industry was in trouble,

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Bad Faith

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) usually governs most long-term disability claims that are filed under a group policy...

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Our Team

Founder

As one of the firms founding partners, he is known as a highly skilled litigator and strategist in various areas of the law. He is the leader of the firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group and Business & Complex Litigation Group.

Partner

Michail is a seasoned insurance lawyer and litigator and ERISA practioner. He is a key member in the firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group and is Director of our disability claims management services group.

Trial Partner

Matthew is a seasoned trial lawyer, having successfully tried many civil and criminal matters. He has helped numerous clients prosecute and defend complex business, healthcare, insurance recovery and real property matters.


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Latest Blog

Discretionary Authority Under ERISA

{3:30 minutes to read} Discretionary authority can have, and has had, a devastating impact on the ability of people to get paid by their insurance companies.  Long-term disability policies, health

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Trigger of Insurance Coverage: A Basic Primer

{4:35 minutes to read} When you buy a policy and transfer risk to an insurance company in exchange for payment of a premium, the incidents, events, or circumstances covered by

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Waiver of Premium Benefits Under Your Insurance Policies

{2:53 minutes to read} Did you know: In addition to the Waiver of Premium benefits under your long-term disability policy(s), other policies may contain a Waiver of Premium provision? You may

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Manhattan Offices

The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168

Toll Free: (800) 745-1755
Phone: (212) 608-5445

Garden City Office

666 Old Country Road, Ninth Floor, Garden City, New York 11530

Toll Free: (800) 745-1755
Phone: (516) 745-1122
Fax: (516) 745-0844