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

 


 

what our clients say about us

Testimonials

  • A company made an error in how they sold me my long-term disability insurance policy and they offered me a lump sum settlement. I did not fully understand the offer

    Physician–New York
  • My claim was denied by my insurance company. My medical condition wasn’t understood by my physicians. My first attorney gave me terrible advice. My family faced financial ruin without the

    Physician – New York
  • After practicing law for many years, it became clear that the multitude of my illnesses were preventing me from being effective as a lawyer. I had no experience with long-term

    Lawyer — New York
  • As former president and chief executive officer of a large, publicly traded company, I understand the need to hire good attorneys. When an illness prevented me from continuing to work

    CEO — tri-state region
  • 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

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

Teaching Insurance Law to the Legal Profession

Earlier this month, my partner Matthew Conroy and I presented a 1.5-hour lecture on “Best Practices in the Representation of Professionals in Insurance Fraud Matters.“ I have been teaching various

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Creative Fee Arrangements When Suing Insurance Companies

Having represented insurance policyholders in claims and lawsuits against insurance companies for more than 25 years, I often say that my fee arrangements with clients can sometimes be as interesting

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Legal Malpractice Insurer Must Defend New Jersey Lawyer and Law Firm In Alleged Fraudulent Scheme

In prior blogs, I have discussed the duty of liability insurance companies to defend their insureds under the terms of their policies. Today’s case is a classic example of an

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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