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Physician’s Guide to Choosing a Disability Insurance Policy

For doctors, disability insurance can be an essential step for protecting income in case they no longer practice. However, the insurance industry has made policies so confusing that it can be difficult to choose the right disability policy with the … Continue reading

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When Doctors Become Patients

A recent New York Times article by Eric D. Manheimer, medical director of Bellevue Hospital Center and author of the memoir “Twelve Patients”, gives a firsthand account of what it’s like for a physician to suddenly become a patient.  This … Continue reading

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Don’t Toss the Policy: Important Documents for a Disability Insurance Claim

If you are a physician, dentist, or other professional considering filing a claim on your disability insurance, there are some important documents you should collect and keep organized in order to properly understand and document your claim, including: Your disability insurance policy The … Continue reading

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Senate Committee Investigates Long-Term Disability Insurance Policies

The US Senate Finance Committee recently held a hearing titled “Do Private Long-Term Disability Policies Provide the Protection They Promise?” The Committee’s witnesses testified to the abusive practices of insurance companies in handling disability claims. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max … Continue reading

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AAJ Names Ten Worst Insurers

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently released its report on “The Ten Worst Insurance Companies in America.” The AAJ reached its conclusions after a thorough investigation of insurers’ legal and financial filings. Read the entire report: The Ten Worst Insurance Companies in … Continue reading

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Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition Honors Cottonwood Grocery Store

The Safeway grocery store in Cottonwood, Arizona was recently honored at the Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition’s ADA Gala.  The store received the Justice and Equality Employment Liberty Award as “a community member or organization that has made a positive, proactive … Continue reading

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Disability Community Leaders Honored

The Arizona Disability Advocacy Coalition (AzDAC) recently announced the recipients of their 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Awards. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Those honored included: Arizona Humane Society and the Cottonwood Safeway … Continue reading

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Your Insurance Company “Likes” You on Facebook

Insurers are making full use of the plethora of detailed information available on the Internet to keep tabs on claimants. Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Google+, and other social networking websites are used to scope out claimants with the hope of catching … Continue reading

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Ed Comitz Publishes “Disability Insurance and the Specialized Anesthesiologist”

Ed Comitz recently published an article, “Disability Insurance and the Specialized Anesthesiologist,” in Anesthesiology News. The article discusses how sub-specialized anesthesiologists can collect on their own-occupation disability insurance policies despite working in a new sub-specialty. Read:   Disability Insurance and the Specialized Anesthesiologist

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Disabled Doctor Wins Battle Against Unum Life

Salient News recently reported on a disabled doctor who won a jury trial against Unum. The doctor had to fight to receive disability insurance benefits to which he was entitled. As his attorney stated: Unum has shown a long-standing pattern … Continue reading

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