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Comitz | Beethe: Proud in its Continuing Support of the Western Regional Dental Convention

Ed Comitz and Phoenix-based Comitz | Beethe were pleased to show our continuing support for the Arizona dental community by participating in this year’s Western Regional Dental Convention held in Phoenix, Arizona.  Dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons, pediatric dentists, endodontists, periodontists, prosthodontists, oral pathologists,  dental … Continue reading

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Sun Life Facing Proposed Class Action in Michigan Over Discretionary Clauses in Disability Policies

A suit filed by a disabled woman with a severe back injury alleges that Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada violated Michigan’s insurance reforms by including discretionary clauses within its policies.   The discretionary clauses provide insurers with considerable leverage when … Continue reading

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Dentists and Disability

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American Dental Association’s “Guide to Closing a Dental Practice”

For dentists and other healthcare professionals considering filing a disability insurance claim, the decision to close a practice can be heart-wrenching and complex.  The American Dental Association has published a guide that gives an overview of the issues and some … Continue reading

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FCC Proposes Improvements in Advanced Communications for Consumers with Disabilities

Back in October 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (“CVAA”), which has been characterized by the FCC as the “most significant piece of accessibility legislation since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities … Continue reading

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Comitz Beethe: Proud Sponsor Of Western Regional Dental Convention

Disability insurance lawyer Ed Comitz and Phoenix-based law firm Comitz | Beethe are proud to show our continuing support for the Arizona dental community as a sponsor of the Western Regional Dental Convention to be held March 3-5, 2011 in downtown Phoenix. … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rate for Disabled Individuals Rose Along With Social Security Claims

A report in the San Francisco Chronicle states that the quarterly unemployment rate for people with disabilities has climbed along with claims made under Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). An Allsup Disability Study shows that for the third quarter of 2010, disabled … Continue reading

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Disability Insurance Bad Faith In Arizona and the Delegation of Administrative Duties: A Legal Primer

Under Arizona law, the relationship between an insured and its insurer is a special relationship that gives rise to duties not ordinarily found in other contractual agreements. Rawlings v. Apodaca, 151 Ariz. 149, 163, 726 P.2d 565, 579 (1986); Dodge v. Fidelity & … Continue reading

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Run ‘n’ Roll Event Held at U of A in Tucson

Jim Click’s Run ‘n’ Roll race was recently held at the University of Arizona, a college campus known nationally for its outstanding road-racing and track teams for wheelchair athletes.  Disability insurance law firm Comitz | Beethe congratulates Wheelchair Race winner Kaleb Kallapa … Continue reading

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Tucson, Arizona Legislative Candidates’ Forum on Disability Policy

Secretary of State candidate Chris Deschene and nineteen Southern Arizona state legislative district candidates participated in a forum on disability policy on October 15, 2010 at the Tucson Marriott University Park. Peri Jude Radecic, the Executive Director of the Arizona Center … Continue reading

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