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Bonny G. Rafel Esq.

Bonny G. Rafel Esq.

Bonny G. Rafel, LLC
  • Insurance Claims
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Ms. Rafel is a highly regarded nationally recognized litigator on both individual and ERISA matters. She represents consumers in life, health and disability matters at the state and federal level. She has handled disability matters arising from virtually every medical condition. Her client’s chances of a successful claim are increased substantially once she and her talented staff organize the submission of information to the disability insurance company and advocate for her client’s rights. She has been awarded the highest AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been rated by her peers as a “Super Lawyer”. She lectures and appears on webinars for varied groups, ALI-ABA, AAJ, Lawline, NJICLE, the American Conference Institute, trade organizations, insurance agencies, financial planners, medical support groups and specialty organizations on disability issues. She often authors timely articles in her field of specialty, which have appeared in many periodicals and are available on her website.

Practice Area
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Private and Group (ERISA) Disability Claims
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
  • Other Disability Benefits
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Education
University of Rochester
B.A.
Honors: International Relations Certificate; Honors Society Scholarship Recipient For All Four Years.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Ms. Rafel accepted a scholarship to attend law school.
Awards
"Super Lawyer" in 2010 & 2011
Super Lawyers
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar # 032041983
Member
Current
New York State Bar
Member
Current
NJAJ
Member
- Current
Activities: Past Member of the Board of Governers
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Advocacy of Disability Claims Involving Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia; A Case Survey ACI Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
The Consumer Fraud Act and Its Application to First Party Insurance Claims
Helping the Region Rebuild: An Orientation to Property Insurance Coverage, Flood Insurance and FEMA
Speaking Engagements
Insurance Coverage Boot Camp: Disability and Health Insurance, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ
Assessing the Implications and Challenges of a Court's Decision to Remand, National 16th Annual Forum on Disability, Manhattan, NY
American Conference Institute
January 23-24, 2014
Vocational Evaluations In Disability Claims, Law Line, New York City, NY
Tips, Strategies and Best Practices for Successful Early Mediation of a Disability Claim, National 17th Annual Forum on Disability, Philadelphia, PA
American Conference Institute
January 22-23, 2015
Social Media
Contact & Map
Bonny G. Rafel, LLC
17 Hanover Rd
#410
Florham Park, NJ 07932
USA
Telephone: (973) 845-2600
Fax: (937) 845-2232