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By Scott B. Elkind, Esq. Many persons receiving long term disability benefits will be contacted by their insurers to encourage beneficiaries to apply for Social Security Disability and utilizing the company’s Social Security Disability vendor.  Some insurers will state that the representation will be done at no cost to the claimant.  There are several important […]

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This firm recently acquired information in long term disability claim files from Cigna Group Insurance which sheds greater light on the problem of using vendors recommended by insurers to handle Social Security Disability Claims. The vendor in this case is ALLSUP, a company which is utilized by several disability insurance companies to assist claimants to […]

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By Scott B. Elkind, Esq. Make Sure to Get Regular Treatment and Comply with Your Doctors’ Orders. The absolute best way to assist in your case is getting regular care. Not only do you have to prove you have become disabled, you must also prove that the disability is continuing. This necessitates continuing treatment to […]

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By Scott B. Elkind, Esq. A physician’s medical record is typically based on the “SOAP” principle which means: Subjective data obtained from the patient or others close to him Objective data obtained by observation, physical examination, diagnostic studies, etc. Assessment of status Patient care If you ever take the time to read your medical records, […]

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