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Dabdoub Law Firm Successfully Restores New York Life LTD Benefits for Poughkeepsie Man with Fibromyalgia

Dabdoub Law Firm Restores LTD Benefits for Poughkeepsie Client

In October 2022, Dabdoub Law Firm successfully appealed on behalf of our client in Poughkeepsie, NY. After his long-term disability benefits (LTD) were wrongfully terminated by New York Life Insurance Company, our client turned to our experienced disability insurance lawyers for assistance.

Like many disabled Americans, our Poughkeepsie client greatly enjoyed his career prior to developing his conditions. In his role as a construction project coordinator, he repeatedly proved himself to be a reliable employee under pressure. Our client gladly accepted opportunities to work on weekends—yet another indication of how much he sincerely enjoyed his work.

Sadly, his client’s employment at MTA Long Island Railroad came to an abrupt end after he developed a constellation of medical conditions. After being diagnosed with a wide range of health issues, including fibromyalgia, cervicalgia, bilateral hand tremors, balance issues, photophobia, vertigo, and more, our client was forced to leave the workforce to seek treatment for his debilitating conditions.

New York Life Wrongfully Denied Our Client’s Long-Term Disability Claim

Our client sought help from medical experts in a wide range of specialties with limited success, including physical therapy, orthopedics, rheumatology, and neurology.

Nonetheless, the resulting medical evaluations from physicians supported an unanimous truth: despite complying with numerous treatments and undergoing multiple trials, our client’s condition prevents him from working in any occupation—even a sedentary one. Our client’s medical reports not only reflect his very poor tolerance for prolonged activities, but also show that his treatments have not offered him any meaningful relief.

New York Life made the premature and unjust decision to terminate our client’s LTD benefits without stopping to consider the extreme and collective extent of his many conditions, as evidenced by the numerous doctors who have stated that his condition renders him incapable of performing sedentary work—a conclusion that New York Life clearly opposed, despite overwhelming evidence to support it.

Such evidence was further strengthened by our client’s personal statement, in which he shares the profound effects that his health has had on his personal, professional, and social life. Not only does his dizziness make it difficult to concentrate, especially while writing and reading, but the pain alone “is disabling enough where I cannot do much of anything in a given day.”

Tasks that were once easy, such as everyday chores, are now extremely difficult for him, he adds, and his chronic pain makes it difficult for him to see friends and family as often as he’d like.

New York Life wrongfully terminated our Poughkeepsie client’s long-term disability benefits under the pretense that he was capable of sedentary work. Fortunately, Dabdoub Law Firm collaborated with our client and his physicians to make it very clear that this is not the case, and successfully reinstate the long-term disability benefits our client deserves.

Lawyers with Expertise in Disability Insurance Claims

This law firm has always focused only on disability insurance law. Because we specialize in long-term disability, our clients get the benefit of:

  1. Having an attorney who is an expert in long-term disability claims;
  2. Having an attorney who has experience with every major disability insurance company; and
  3. Being backed by a law firm that has a proven track record of winning tough disability lawsuits.

Call the Dabdoub Law Firm to get experienced disability lawyers on your side. We can help with:

The firm represents clients nationwide with disability claims governed by federal law, even if we are not located in your state.

Call (800) 969-0488 or contact us online to speak with an experienced disability attorney. Pay no fees or costs unless you get paid.