Author: DeBofsky

Mark DeBofsky to speak on disability to myasthenia gravis organization

Mark DeBofsky has been invited to speak to Conquer Myasthenia Gravis, an advocacy organization supporting individuals diagnosed with myasthenia gravis in Illinois, northwest Indiana, and southeastern Wisconsin.  DeBofsky will speak on March 18, 2021, at 2 p.m. CST on the topic “MG: Navigating the Disability Benefits Maze.”  The talk will cover topics related to workplace accommodations […]

Mark DeBofsky gives NACLE lecture on ERISA Litigation

Mark DeBofsky recently recorded a lecture for the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education (“NACLE”) titled “Issues Unique to Litigating Long Term Disability Claims.”  The one-hour CLE program covers legal, medical, and vocational issues that frequently arise in course of litigating long-term disability insurance claims and that are unique to such claims.  For more information, […]

When and why AD&D insurance companies deny claims

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidents are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Will your loved ones be financially protected should you succumb to an untimely death due to an accident? Accidental death and dismemberment insurance (AD&D) may be purchased in addition to traditional life insurance or offered by […]

Best practices – after a Social Security approval

Whether you’re still receiving long term disability benefits or are in the midst of an appeal, it is always a best practice to make sure the insurance company has all evidence that supports your claim. This includes evidence from your Social Security disability claim file. Overview Once you are approved for long-term disability benefits, your […]