By: Samfiru Tumarkin
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In Your Corner Radio – Saturday, June 1st 2019
ON THIS EPISODE:
Cancer Sufferer Forced Back to Work
An engineer suffering from cancer is on long-term disability while he undergoes chemotherapy. But now, his insurance company thinks he is able to return to work, and is cutting him off LTD. His oncologist says he is not ready to work. Sivan explains what he was able to do for him, and why an appeal is NOT the route to take.
Truth about being “Totally Disabled”
Disability Lawyer James K. Fireman explains what the true definition of “totally disabled” means in the context of a long-term disability claim.
Employer Changes LTD Provider During Your LTD Claim
What happens if your employer decides to change long-term disability insurance providers while you are still on an LTD claim with the previous insurance company?
Switching Disability Lawyers to fight LTD Denial
My friend was denied LTD in December 2017. Her lawyer hasn’t done anything about her case for over 1.5 years. Can she switch to a new disability lawyer?
Severance Pay Credits on LTD Claims
I was told by the insurance company that my LTD will stop for 5 months because I received severance pay when I was let go from my job. Can the insurance company apply severance as a credit towards disability payments?
Car Accident & LTD Claim Denial
My sister was in a car accident after the other drive ran a red light. She can no longer work, and went on EI sick leave. When she applied for LTD, she was denied. When she appealed, the insurance company denied her again.
Limits of Surveillance During an LTD Claim
I’ve been on long-term disability for 6.5 years now for back problems. I am in pain every day. The insurance company followed me last year, and they just started following me again. I am also a cancer survivor and suffer from fibromyalgia and migraines. I feel that they are harassing me.
Insurer Forcing Me into another Job
I’ve been on long-term disability for 16 months. The insurance company has just come up with a list of 12 different jobs they say I can do, but I can’t do any of them. I am suffering from vertigo. They said they will cut off my benefits. I feel like the insurance company is scamming me.
Experiencing an Employment Issue?
Before you call a lawyer, use the Pocket Employment Lawyer to find out if you might have a case.
Use The Severance Pay Calculator to find out how much severance pay you may be owed upon termination.
Watch the Employment Law Show to discover your employment rights.
Denied Long-term Disability? We Can Help.
Discover your rights when your Long-term Disability Claim is denied.