By: Samfiru Tumarkin
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In Your Corner TV – Season 1 Episode 19
In Your Corner: Disability and Injury Law with Disability Lawyers Sivan Tumarkin and James K. Fireman, and co-host John Scholes. Discover your rights in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia on Season 1 Episode 19 of the only long-term disability law show on TV in Canada. Has your long-term disability claim been denied in Ontario, Alberta or British Columbia? Contact us now for assistance, or watch In Your Corner: Disability and Injury Law on Global TV and Global BC.
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► 1:20 – Week That Was – A 36 woman who survived cancer was in a bad car accident. She was on LTD and at 2 years she received and offer from her insurer to settle her LTD claim. She received an offer for 6-7 years worth of LTD. Was this offer correct?
► 5:56 – Help@disabilityrights.ca – My son had a breakdown at work last year because of bullying by his superiors. He has always been pre-disposed to depression and anxiety, but his work situation especially last year really triggered something much broader. His psychiatrist sees him as an outpatient at the local hospital and my son now lives with me. Despite this the insurance company insists that it’s a work-related issue only and they’ve denied him long-term disability. Are they right?
► 3 Facts you may not know about your Long-term Disability claim
• 10:47 Long-term disability appeals almost never work.
• 15:38 Insurance-sponsored/recommended rehab programs can be a win/win for the insurer!
• 18:16 LTD insurers are generally skeptical of mental health/psychiatrist disabilities.
► 19:55 – Help@disabilityrights.ca – My claims adjuster for my LTD has just threatened me saying that she will do anything in her power to make sure that I am back to work in a few months no matter what. Can they threaten someone like that?
► 24:15 – http://www.mydisabilityquestions.com – If I was denied LTD, and am currently in the process of appeal, does my Insurance Company owe me the payments that I was denied? The appeal process has been almost 5 months now.
► 26:08 – Help@disabilityrights.ca – My best friend is struggling with a few severe medical conditions. He’s 51 and has been a teacher for over 25 years. He was denied long-term disability and his union re-fuses to help him fight the insurance company. Can you get involved?
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