The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168
what our clients say about us

Testimonials

  • Before choosing Schwartz law I was overwhelmed and confused about the whole LTD process and wanted to make sure I wasn’t making any wrong decisions for me and my family.

    Telecommunications Manager
  • Once a high functioning sales and trading VP at a bulge bracket investment bank, I began to really struggle emotionally esp. after the ongoing stresses of some devastating family health

    Trading VP, Bulge Bracket Investment Bank (original job in New Jersey)
  • Applying for disability, even when the need has become obvious to both yourself and those around you, is not necessarily an easy decision. In my case it meant having to

    Law Firm Partner
  • 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

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

Natural Nuisances: Mother Nature Isn’t Liable, You Are!

Our firm recently obtained a pair of related victories: We first won the trial, then won the appeal. In this case, a neighboring shopping center’s negligent maintenance of their property’s

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Discretionary Authority and the Arbitrary and Capricious Standard Under ERISA

I’ve previously blogged about the standard of review issue when courts decide whether ERISA-governed long-term disability benefits have been correctly denied or terminated by an insurance company. 

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Do You Have Claims-Made Professional Liability Coverage? Know Your Reporting Requirements

Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) is generally sold as claims-made coverage—a unique type of time-limited coverage primarily for professionals. Typical examples of PLI coverage include:  •Legal malpractice for attorneys; •Medical malpractice

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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