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Why You Need a Lawyer Before Filing an LTD Claim

{3:40 minutes to read} Many years ago, before 1995, a professional could file a long-term disability claim on their own and likely get paid. After 1995, the industry changed dramatically.

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Pursuing A Bad Faith Claim Against Your Insurance Company

{3:20 minutes to read} An insurance company engages in bad faith when it unreasonably denies, delays, terminates or underpays your claim. For example, if the insurance company refuses to pay for

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High Scrutiny of Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims by Insurance Companies

{3:30 minutes to read} Filing a claim for long-term disability benefits is an exhausting and complicated process—especially in the early stages. Professionals need to be wary of what this process

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Insurance Bad Faith

{2:00 minutes to read} The term “bad faith” is used when an insurance company unreasonably denies, delays, terminates, or underpays a claim.

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Do You Think You Have a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

{3:40 minutes to read} In my last blog, I spoke about what bad faith is generally. In this blog, I discuss a few preliminary considerations when you are wondering if

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Top 5 Ethical ‘Dos and Don’ts’ Attorneys Need to Know

My partner Matthew Conroy and I recently presented a continuing legal education seminar called Ethical Dos and Don’ts for Attorneys. That seminar is available online at Lawline. During the seminar, we

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Risk Management for Attorneys – Part 1: Document, Document, Document

My partner Matthew Conroy and I recently presented a continuing legal education seminar to lawyers on risk management for attorneys. That seminar was broadcast live and is available online at

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Know Your Rights During An IME (Part 2)

My last article discussed the governance of an IME and how to prepare for one. This article shares my advice concerning what happens during an IME. When it comes to

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What is an IME & How Do I Prepare for One?

{3:55 minutes to read} In the world of claims or lawsuits against insurance companies, IME is an acronym for Independent Medical Examination. These examinations are never truly independent, however. IMEs

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  • 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

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  • 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

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