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Big Cyber Insurance Win for Policyholders

Less than a year ago, I blogged about an important court decision in favor of policyholders in the burgeoning area of cyber insurance coverage. In Medidata Solutions, Inc. v. Federal

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Understanding Long Term Disability Insurance Buyouts

If you are receiving long-term disability payments from your insurance company based on the provisions of your policy, the company may attempt to buy out your policy by offering you

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How to Substantiate Your Long-Term Disability Claim

When you suffer an injury or contract an illness that results in a long-term disability, you expect your insurance company to pay you the benefits the policy promised. That’s why

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Insurance Company Surveillance: Are You At Risk?

When you file a disability claim against your insurance company, or when you file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent person who caused you to suffer an injury, the

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MetLife Told By Federal Appeals Court To Pay AD&D Claim

After losing his leg due to a car accident, Mr. Dowdy filed a claim for benefits under a group coverage accidental death and dismemberment policy he received as a benefit

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Department of Labor New Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: A Mixed Bag For Claimants

Originally scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2018, the Department of Labor finalized new ERISA regulations which govern, among other things, long-term disability claims. The regulation went into effect

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UNUM Targets Its Most Disabled Claimants

In a recent nationwide scheme, UNUM is ratcheting up its scrutiny of insureds who have been disabled for extended periods of time, resulting in claim terminations and buyout offers. UNUM

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Life Insurance Claims: Your Claim May Be Alive

The tragedy involved in the loss of a loved one or business partner often is compounded when a life insurance company decides to dispute or deny the benefits due under

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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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  • We as a society are not prepared to deal with catastrophic illness, and although I was smart enough to have taken out a Long-term Disability policy in my thirties, the

    Long Term Disability Client – California
  • Desperate and devastated with everything to lose, I put my life in the hands of Evan and Michail on faith. In my heart I always believed they would deliver, and

    Lawyer – Oklahoma
  • During the most trying part of my life, Schwartz Law’s attorneys were fighting for my life. I was physically just barely up on my own two feet, with a diagnosis

    Long Term Care Client – New York
  • 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

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  • 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

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Phone: (212) 608-5445

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