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Welcome!  The Info Library is an internet-based resource that addresses in one place your questions and concerns about disability benefits, disability insurers, your illness, your occupation, and filing a claim, appeal or litigation.  In other words, a "Wikipedia" for disability claims.  If you would like to automatically receive new posts, please subscribe below.



Category: Litigation

How Our Disability Lawyers Win Long Term Disability Litigation


The disability lawyers at Riemer Hess have engaged in as much hard fought federal litigation of long term disability insurance claims as any other New York City firm.  Our firm is responsible for many of the legal precedents used in the litigation of disability insurance cases under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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ERISA Disability Litigation: What To Expect

Litigation ERISA

ERISA litigation can be a long, complicated, and arduous process. Knowing the basics will help you decide whether litigation is right for you.

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Long Term Disability Litigation

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Riemer Obtains Landmark Victory Against UNUM Stripping UNUM’s Discretionary Authority to Determine Benefit Eligibility

Litigation News Insurers UNUM

On August 5, 2013, Riemer Hess won a landmark victory in McDonnell v. First Unum Life Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110361 (S.D.N.Y. August 5, 2013).
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Riemer Convinces Court to Award His Client $219,192 In Attorneys’ Fees and 9% Prejudgment Interest

Litigation News Success Stories Insurers Sun Life Attorneys Fees Prejudgment Interest

On July 24, 2013, Riemer Hess prevailed in a long-standing dispute over attorneys’ fees in Levitian v. Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.), 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105686 (S.D.N.Y. July 24, 2013).

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