Boston Disability Lawyers / ERISA Benefits Attorneys

Attorney Sarah E. Burns

Sarah joined Rosenfeld Rafik & Sullivan as an associate in August 2012 with a particular focus on mental health parity issues in health insurance coverage. Since then, her practice has expanded to include representing clients denied short and long term disability benefits from private insurance carriers. Prior to joining Rosenfeld Rafik & Sullivan, Sarah worked under a staff attorney fellowship with the Children's Disability Project in the Health & Disability Unit at Greater Boston Legal Services.

Sarah also represents clients through Health Law Advocates' Pro Bono Legal Network. Sarah is a member of the Massachusetts bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Boston College and Northeastern University School of Law.

Practice Areas

  • ERISA Coverage Disputes
  • Short-Term Disability Claims
  • Healthcare Benefits Law
  • Social Security Disability Claims
  • Long-Term Care Benefits
  • Denied Premium Waiver
  • Consumer Rights and Protections
  • Health Insurance Denials
  • Representation of Non-Profits

Illnesses Represented

  • Agent Orange
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Back and Neck Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Diseases
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Chrohns' Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Conditions
  • Home Health Denial
  • Infertility
  • Lupus
  • MELAS Syndrome
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • PLS, Post Polio Syndrome
  • Pre-existing Condition Exclusion
  • Repetitive Strain Injury
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Rosenfeld & Rafik, P.C. is a law firm in Boston, Massachusetts, helping chronically ill and disabled people access the healthcare insurance system. We represent clients in cities that include Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Hartford, Providence, Bridgeport, and New Haven. We also represent clients throughout Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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