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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Dentists Make When Filing a Disability Claim (Mistake #7)

Next in the list of The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Dentists Make When Filing a Claim for Disability, adopted from the article by disability insurance attorney Edward O. Comitz, published by SEAK, Inc. (2005): MISTAKE NO. 7:  Quantifying Time Dentists should be … 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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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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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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Ed Comitz – My Own Story

An active lifestyle has been important to me throughout my life. But after I severely injured my neck and head,  I questioned whether I would ever be able to enjoy sports or be active again. Shortly after suffering injuries, I began to experience … Continue reading

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