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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Disability Claim (Mistake #6)

MISTAKE NO. 6: Engaging in Inadequate Communication with Treating Physician Physicians should not immediately inform their treatment provider that they are considering applying for a disability insurance benefit. They should wait until after several visits. Because physicians often hesitate to … Continue reading

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

Next in the list of The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Claim for Disability: MISTAKE NO. 7: Quantifying Time Insurance companies ask physicians to quantify their time among activities and then investigate whether the physician is … Continue reading

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Disability Claim (Mistake #8)

Next in the series of the the 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Claim for Disability is Mistake #8: MISTAKE NO. 8: Ignoring the Possibility of Surveillance Insurers commonly use surveillance to catch physicians who have filed … Continue reading

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Disability Claim (Mistake #9)

Continuing with the countdown of The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Claim for Disability: MISTAKE NO. 9: Accepting the Insurer’s Statement that Subjectively Diagnosed Conditions Are Not Covered Disability insurance companies commonly insist that subjective symptoms, … Continue reading

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Insurers Pressure Claimants to “Return to Work”

When a personal return to work plan has been developed between a disability insurance claimant, his doctor, and his attorney, it can be both useful and empowering. But insurers often use their own return to work plans to pressure claimants … Continue reading

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

In this series of posts, we are counting down the the 10 biggest mistakes that physicians make when filing disability claims. MISTAKE NO. 10: Tossing Out Application, Policy, and Claims Documents Physicians need to keep copies of all records pertaining … Continue reading

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Ed Comitz Named in the Top 5% in Arizona Commercial Litigation

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