Is Objective Evidence the Only Way to Prove Your Short or Long-Term Disability?

Posted January 20, 2022

Objective evidence is based on unbiased, quantifiable, and independently confirmed factual evidence. Subjective evidence is based on opinion and self-reporting. When suffering a disability and looking to file a short or long-term disability claim, your insurance company may want to see more objective evidence than subjective information. People ask, is that the only way to […]

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The Omicron Variant & Your Disability Insurance Policy: What You Need to Know


The Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus has dominated news headlines for weeks now. Official statistics indicate it accounted for over half of the active cases of the virus in the United States by the end of 2021. Though it’s too early to say for certain, early reports suggest the Omicron variant may be more […]

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Do Long-Term Disability Insurance Policies Cover Mental Illness?


As health professionals, and the public at large, have come to understand mental illness more comprehensively, the frequency of diagnoses of psychiatric conditions has skyrocketed. Statistics from 2021 estimate that around 13% of the world’s population suffer from either a mental health or substance abuse disorder. However, while society’s acceptance of mental illness awareness has […]

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Early-Onset Dementia & Long-Term Disability Insurance

Posted January 19, 2022

The most recent statistics from the CDC estimate that around 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. While the vast majority of these individuals are past retirement age, a significant number are younger than 65. Early-onset dementia can be devastating for patients and their families. While some […]

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7 Tips For How To Win A Disability Appeal

Posted January 11, 2022

When you submit your disability claim, you don’t expect an immediate denial. Unfortunately, that often happens for many reasons. Remember, you can win many claims that insurers first deny with the help of a skilled disability lawyer. The appeals process is complex and requires quick, timely action. The first step to appeal is to be […]

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The Recorder Published an Article Authored by Frank N. Darras on NIL Impacts

Posted December 21, 2021

The Recorder published an article authored by Frank N. Darras on the impact NIL will have on insurance, taxes and other legal issues for collegiate athletes. This is a unique and ever-changing reality for young athletes who must now cope with all manner of issues for the first time. Mr. Darras helps sort through these […]

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Frank N. Darras Authored an Article in the California Business Journal

Posted December 18, 2021

Frank N. Darras authored an article in the California Business Journal on the impact of COVID-19 on long term disability insurance claims. The article helps the public understand the many ways in which this ongoing crisis has changed the very nature of the insurance industry. Commentary: COVID’s Impact on Long Term Disability Claims     […]

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Frank Darras Interviewed by Clemson University Newspaper

Posted November 9, 2021

Frank Darras was interviewed by The Tiger, Clemson University’s school paper, on the issue of name/image/likeness and how it impacts collegiate athletes.   July’s name, image and likeness (NIL) rule change for the NCAA was a monumental moment in collegiate athletics, but Clemson may be seeing the rule’s consequent effects four months later. Following Clemson […]

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Daily Journal Honors Frank N. Darras as Top Healthcare Lawyer in California for 2nd Year in a Row

Posted November 3, 2021

For the second year in a row, DarrasLaw founder Frank N. Darras was selected as one of the Daily Journal’s Top Healthcare Lawyers in California. Mr. Darras founded the firm in 2010, and over the course of his career has helped recover more than $1 billion in insurance benefits on behalf of clients. The Daily […]

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