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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
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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
Posted In: ERISA

Submit Your Long-Term Disability Claim, Even if the Insurer Denies You Short-Term Disability

Individuals in Chicago who have long-term disability claims frequently are told by the insurer they will not be considered for long-term disability until they have exhausted short-term disability.…

08 Feb, 2021
Posted In: Health Insurance

Assessing Your Long Term Disability Risks

Long term disabilities (LTD) can happen suddenly or due to ongoing health issues. Most people think it will never happen to them, but statistics show otherwise. Large numbers…

18 Aug, 2020
Posted In: ERISA

How Actions of Plan Administrators Jeopardize Your Rights to Employer-Provided Benefits

Benefits provided through your employer play a vital role in protecting you and your family. They can comprise a considerable portion of the overall compensation you receive on…

21 Jul, 2020