Disability Benefits

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Can I Claim Disability Benefits if I’m Terminated?

One issue that frequently arises in the realm of disability benefits is whether an employee can continue to receive disability benefits after being terminated from his or her job. Before diving into the issue of disability benefits after termination, it is first important to understand the difference between a medical […]

How to navigate the disability insurance claim maze

Mark DeBofsky was recently privileged to have been invited by Conquer Myasthenia Gravis (formerly known as the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois) to present a talk on how to navigate the “Disability Maze” that persons diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disorder, often have to face.[…]

How long does it take to get approved for long-term disability benefits?

The timeline from application to a decision on a long-term disability claim is generally set by the terms of the plan itself. But disability policies that are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) must adhere to the Department of Labor’s ERISA claims regulations, which include timelines for issuing a decision […]