By: Samfiru Tumarkin
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In Your Corner Radio – Saturday, May 25th 2019
ON THIS EPISODE:
What is InYourCorner.ca
Disability lawyer Sivan Tumarkin explains what In Your Corner is, and how he can help individuals who have been denied or cut off long-term disability, or have experienced a personal injury.
LTD and the 2-year mark
35-year-old earning $100K was unable to work after a back injury. His doctors continue to note his disability. His insurance provider is going to cut off his LTD after 2 years. Sivan explained what his rights were, and why insurance companies try to cut off disability claims at the 2-year point.
Disability Benefits for Mental Health Claims
Partner James K. Fireman on the fact that if you suffer from a mental health issue, you should be able to make a claim for long-term disability.
Anticipatory Breach & LTD Claims
Sivan explains what insurance companies are doing when they announce that they are cutting off an LTD claim well ahead of time.
CALLER: Employer and Return to Work
My wife had a stroke 2 years ago, and have been on long-term disability since then. Her employer is asking if she can return to work to a different job at a reduced salary.
Sivan reverses LTD claim denial
Sivan discusses the story of an injured man who missed the 2-year deadline for an LTD claim, and explains how he was able to reverse the insurance company’s decision.
EMAIL: Appealing LTD claim denial
I was denied LTD last month. The insurance company says I have 30 days to appeal the denial. What happen if I miss that appeal deadline?
EMAIL: LTD claim for Severe Depression
My sister had a miscarriage, and went through a divorce. She is now on medication for severe depression, but is unable to work. The insurance company denied her LTD claim. Does she need support from a psychiatrist to get her claim approved?
TEXT: Not ready to return to work
I was on disability for 2 years. The insurance company says my claim will expire soon, but my doctor says I can’t return to work. They company says they are still reviewing my case. What are my options?
EMAIL: Appealing Claim Denial a Third Time
I was on LTD for 2 years, and then qualified for CPP Disability. I suffer from progressive neurological disorder. I’ve appealed twice and failed twice. Should I appeal again?
EMAIL: Struggling with Anxiety & Appeal
My brother struggles with anxiety, and was hospitalized for over a week. His psychiatrist told the insurance company that he can’t work, but his LTD claim was still denied.
Cut Off or Denied Long-term Disability? We Can Help
Are you experiencing an Employment issue? Contact an Employment Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP today.
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