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Welcome!  The Disability Wiki is an internet-based resource that addresses in one place your questions and concerns about disability benefits, disability insurers, your illness, your occupation, and filing a claim, appeal or litigation.  In other words, a "Wikipedia" for disability claims.  If you would like to automatically receive new posts, please subscribe below.

 

 

Category: Insurers

Feel Like You Are Being Followed? You May Be Right. Insurance Company Is Watching

Surveillance Insurers Maintain Benefits

Your insurance company IS watching and IS more sophisticated than ever.

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Riemer Obtains Landmark Victory Against UNUM Stripping UNUM’s Discretionary Authority to Determine Benefit Eligibility

Litigation News Insurers UNUM

On August 5, 2013, Riemer & Associates won a landmark victory in McDonnell v. First Unum Life Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110361 (S.D.N.Y. August 5, 2013).
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Riemer Convinces Court to Award His Client $219,192 In Attorneys’ Fees and 9% Prejudgment Interest

Litigation News Success Stories Insurers Sun Life Attorneys Fees Prejudgment Interest

On July 24, 2013, Riemer & Associates prevailed in a long-standing dispute over attorneys’ fees in Levitian v. Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.), 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105686 (S.D.N.Y. July 24, 2013).

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Riemer Obtains Important Victory Against Prudential Holding Insurers More Accountable

Litigation News Success Stories Insurers SPD Prudential

On August 28, 2012, the federal court in Manhattan held that de novo is the appropriate standard of judicial review for New York disability lawyer insurance claims denied by Prudential Insurance Company. This ruling is the first of its kind within the Second Circuit. The decision effectively makes it more difficult for Prudential to deny valid disability claims brought by disabled individuals in New York.

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Riemer Convinces Court to Award his client $180,466 in Attorney Fees

Litigation News Success Stories Insurers Attorneys Fees CIGNA

On August 5, 2009, the Federal District Court in New York City ordered INA Life Insurance Company of New York, a subsidiary of CIGNA, to pay our client $180,466.60 in attorney fees. This award follows a battle for long term Attorney Lawyer New York disability benefits, where the Court found that CIGNA's denial of long term disability benefits was arbitrary and capricious.

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