By: Samfiru Tumarkin
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In Your Corner TV – Season 1 Episode 7
FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE…
► 2:02 – RECENT SUCCESS STORY – Sivan on what happened when his firm interviewed an insurance adjuster who had denied long-term disability to his client.
► 4:46 – A caller from The Employment Hour My brother was permanently disabled in an accident. He was eventually cut off from his long-term disability claim. Then his employer said he wouldn’t be hired back. He was given 17 weeks of severance pay. What can he do?
► The 3 Mistakes People Make When They Are Denied Long-Term Disability
• 9:43 – They give up and accept the insurance company’s decision
• 11:38 – They appeal the denial through the insurance company
• 13:05 – They seek advice from the wrong people
► 16:55 – MyDisabilityQuestions.com – My partner has arthritis, depression and fibromyalgia. After 2 years on long-term disability, his payments have been cut because the insurer says that he can go back to work. His doctors say that it isn’t possible. Should we have you write to the adjuster on our behalf? It’s extremely stressful dealing with this insurance company.
► 22:32 – email@example.com – How long do people have to start a legal claim when they’ve been cut off long-term disability (LTD) and does it matter if they have appealed the initial cut off? Does it change the deadline for starting a legal claim?
► 24:57 – MyDisabilityQuestions.com – I was just let go from my job. I still haven’t signed the severance papers. I’m currently on long-term disability but that is coming to an end in 3 months because I’ve reached the 2-year mark. I’m just trying to understand what my options are now that I have no job and I am being cut off disability.
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 1 of the only long term disability law show on TV in Canada.
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Sundays @ 8:30am ET on Global Ontario
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