By: Samfiru Tumarkin
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In Your Corner TV – Season 1 Episode 5
In Your Corner: Disability and Injury Law with Disability Lawyer Sivan Tumarkin and co-host John Scholes. Discover your rights in Ontario and British Columbia on Season 1 Episode 5 of the only long-term disability law show on TV in Canada.
Saturdays @ 1pm PT on Global BC
Sundays @ 8:30am ET on Global Ontario
FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE…
► 1:45 – RECENT SUCCESS STORY – A police officer with 25 years on the force suffered a mental breakdown. After many visits with a psychologist, his union recommended that he apply for long term disability. He was denied by the insurance company. Sivan explains how he can help resolve the case. This concerns a disability claim for unionized employee.
► 5:39 – A caller from The Employment Hour: I was diagnosed with cancer, and applied for long term disability so I could take time off work to fight it. Last month, I was cut off by the insurance company. I was fired a few days later without severance. What should I do?
► 10:48 – firstname.lastname@example.org – When it comes to providing evidence for long term disability claims, is there a difference in the way insurers look at reports coming from medical doctors versus other practitioners such as chiropractors, psychologists, naturopaths, etc?
► Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid with your Insurance Adjuster
• 13:54 – Don’t let your guard down
• 15:50 – Not confirming all conversations in writing
• 17:57 – Accepting everything the adjuster says without question
► 22:04 – MyDisabilityQuestions.com – Is an insurance company justified in cutting off a person’s disability claim because of social media posts that the disabled person has made? For example, the person is on disability because of an illness, but their pictures show them looking happy and participating at a wedding.
► 26:49 – email@example.com – What happens to a disabled employee’s long term disability benefits if their employer lets them go while they are on disability? Do their disability benefits end upon termination of their employment?
Are you experiencing an Employment issue? Contact an Employment Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP today.
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