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There seems to be an unrealistic belief amongst claimants that settlement of their disability claim is available just for the asking. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are some insurers who will not approve disability payment settlements under any condition. They take the position that they will stick by the contract and pay […]

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By Scott B. Elkind, Esq. More often than not, people seeking disability benefits do not prepare their claims adequately. This is reflected in the high percentage of claims denied at the initial application level whether the claim is made to a private insurer, state retirement board, or the Social Security Administration. Before filing for disability, […]

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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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