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What to Do About the Long Term Disability Insurer’s Characterization of Your Occupation

I often get calls from long term disability claimants in Chicago puzzled about how an insurer labeled their occupation. Sometimes it happens at the initial claim, but often…

22 Feb, 2021

Underlying Medical Conditions Can Complicate Accidental Death Insurance Claims

Beneficiaries of life insurance and accidental death insurance policies in Chicago often get a claim denied when an insurer sees there was a chronic medical condition. The insurer’s…

20 Feb, 2021
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Waste No Time Getting Your Long Term Disability Lawsuit Filed

I frequently get asked how long a long term disability claimant has to file a lawsuit after the insurer issues a final denial on the claim. The answer…

17 Feb, 2021
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Find Corroborating Evidence When You Can’t Find “Objective” Evidence in Long Term Disability Cases

If you live in Chicago, and have made a long term disability claim based on Chronic Migraine, or other chronic pain conditions, you undoubtedly heard the insurer say…

14 Feb, 2021
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Normal Strength and Range of Motion in Long-Term Disability Claims

Employees in Chicago making long-term disability insurance claims under individual or group disability policies frequently call me surprised at how an insurer denied the claim. Frequently, the medical…

11 Feb, 2021