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For general reference, please find selected articles by Comitz | Beethe attorneys below, organized by topic.

Disability and Healthcare Litigation

The Importance of Advocacy in the Disability Claim Process
AOMA Digest, 2015. By Patrick T. Stanley

Disability Insurance Basics: How to Choose a Policy
AOMA Digest, 2014. By Karla Baker Thompson

The Injured Dentist: Is Your Work Ethic Hurting You and Your Patients?
Inscriptions, 2013. By Edward O. Comitz and Patrick T. Stanley

Misuse of Surveillance in Investigation of Physicians’ Disability Claims
Sombrero, 2013. By Edward O. Comitz

Can Your Insurer Dictate the Terms of Your Care?
AzMedicine, 2011. By Edward O. Comitz

Are Non-Competition Agreements Enforceable or Not?
AOMA Digest, 2010. By Edward O. Comitz

Interview with Edward O. Comitz
Doctor of Dentistry, 2009. By Edward O. Comitz

Disability Insurance and the Specialized Anesthesiologist: Protecting Your Investment in Yourself
Anesthesiology News, 2009. By Edward O. Comitz

Disability Insurance: What Every Physician Needs to Know about ERISA
Physician’s Money Digest, 2008. By Edward O. Comitz

A Stiff Upper Lip Can Lead to Getting Stiffed by Your Insurer: Chronic Pain and Your Ability to Collect Disability Insurance Benefits
Doctor of Dentistry, 2008. By Edward O. Comitz

Why is it So Hard to Collect on My Disability Insurance Policy?
AOMA Digest (Journal of the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association), 2008. By Edward O. Comitz

Disability Insurance Roulette: Can You Collect on Your Policy?
Ophthalmology Management, 2006. By Edward O. Comitz

The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Filing a Claim for Disability
The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them (SEAK, Inc.), 2005. By Edward O. Comitz

Equine Industry

Fiduciary Obligations in the Horse Industry
By Michael F. Beethe


Railroads Suing Injured Employees
By Michael F. Beethe

Constitutional Law/Civil Rights

Extinguishing the Burning Crosses: Washington’s Malicious Harassment Statute in Light of the Issues of Overbreadth and Vagueness
By Edward O. Comitz