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Once ERISA, Always ERISA: How and why to avoid having your disability insurance policy sucked into the black hole of ERISA

Disability insurance carriers have increasingly used The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to their advantage.  While ERISA was supposed to be for the protection of employees, it is actually being used to protect insurance companies and employers. … Continue reading

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A disability insurance Q-and-A

Phoenix and Tucson-area disability attorney Ed Comitz recently responded to some common disability insurance questions  for the Pima County Medical Society’s January 2010 issue of Sombrero. He answers questions doctors and other healthcare professionals often ask,  such as, “What is the difference between … Continue reading

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Long Term Disability Claims – By Age

The Council for Disability Awareness provides the following graph that charts the ages of long term disability claimants over the past several years.  The chart indicates that the majority of claimants are in their fifties. The disability insurance attorneys at … 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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How A Dentist Can Avoid The Common Obstacles To Filing A Disability Insurance Claim

  You have worked hard your whole career to develop your dental practice, but now you fear that you can no longer treat patients because of a physical or mental condition.  You’re not alone – statistics show that from the … 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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Facebook Photos Lead to Disability Benefits Termination

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”) reports that Nathalie Blanchard, an IBM worker who had been on long-term disability leave due to depression, had her benefit payments terminated after she posted photos on social networking site Facebook that showed her on vacation, having a … Continue reading

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Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition Awards Disability Community Leaders

The Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition (AzDAC) recently announced the recipients of their 2010 Americans with Disability Disability Act Awards and awarded them at a gala held in their honor in Tempe, Arizona for the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The attorneys … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Safeway Store Honored by Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition

Among the honorees at the Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition’s ADA Gala at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel was the Safeway Store in Cottonwood.  The Cottonwood, Arizona Safeway store shared the honor with the Arizona Humane Society on Eugie Avenue in … Continue reading

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