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How a Functional Capacity Evaluation Affects Your Long-Term Disability Claim

When you file a long-term disability claim, your insurance company will require medical proof that you are in fact unable to perform work. The tricky part of this standard is that depending on various particulars of the long-term disability policy you are covered by; you may not need to be

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Three Occupations with Higher Risk of Needing Long-Term Disability

The top six reasons people find themselves needing long-term disability, in order, are musculoskeletal or connective tissue (muscles, back, and joints) issues, nervous system related issues, cardiovascular or circulatory issues, cancer and neoplasms (tumors), mental disorders, and injuries and poisonings. The cause of any of these challenges may not necessarily

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ERISA Appeal Basics: Timelines You Need To Know

The Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) was enacted to establish a set of minimum standards for pension plans. Covered in this scope of regulation was and is long-term disability policies provided by employer plans. The good and bad of ERISA is that, in an employer-sponsored long-term disability

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