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Long-Term Disability Claims: Understanding Your Medical Records

If you have a disability or medical condition that is preventing you from working full-time in Illinois, you may be entitled to long-term disability benefits. Many workers in…

01 May, 2018
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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Request for Discovery Outside of Claim File

In February of 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an instructive decision in the case of Dragus v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company. This dispute centered…

17 Apr, 2018
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New ERISA Disability Claims Procedure Set to Take Effect on April 1st, 2018

Earlier this year, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that new ERISA disability claims procedures will be taking effect on April 1st, 2018. The new regulations…

17 Apr, 2018

Denial Letters Give You Little Insight into What Basis the Long-Term Disability Insurer Really Had...

Employees living in Chicago and throughout Illinois who have a long-term disability insurance claim denied often read the denial letter in disbelief, wondering how the insurer could deny…

10 Oct, 2017
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Long-Term Disability Insurer Performed Surveillance of You Walking or Running Errands. Is Your Claim at...

In Druhot v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co., No. 16-2053, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159678 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 28, 2017), Druhot worked as an attorney, and had job…

05 Oct, 2017