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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

Plaintiff Awarded Over 15 Years of Unpaid Benefits In Hotly Contested Long Term Disability Lawsuit

Insurers Sun Life News Litigation Standard of Review Success Story Success Stories

Riemer & Associates aggressively litigated a hotly contested long term disability lawsuit against Sun Life – ultimately winning over 15 years of unpaid benefits for the Plaintiff, despite Sun Life’s unsuccessful appeals. The judge’s opinion in this case is a major victory for the Plaintiff, as well as future disabled claimants who are victims of insurance company abuse and delay tactics.

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

Insurers Surveillance 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

News Litigation 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

News Sun Life Insurers Litigation Prejudgment Interest Attorneys Fees Success Stories

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

News Insurers Prudential Litigation SPD Success Stories

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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