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The Role of Vocational Experts at SSDI Hearings

By Thomas Farrell |

In most cases, applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are approved or denied at the hearing phase, after the application has been rejected in the earlier appeal proceedings. The hearing phase typically involves a face-to-face meeting with an administrative law judge, in which the applicant presents arguments in his/her favor, and in… Read More »

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DNA Testing Can Impact Long-Term Disability Coverage

By Thomas Farrell |

A disability can strike at any time, and may affect an individual to the point which he/she may be forced to stop working. In these cases, the individual may wish to take advantage of Long-Term Disability (LTD) Insurance benefits. LTD benefits are typically provided as part of an employee’s benefits offering, although individuals are… Read More »

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Filing for Long-Term Disability

By Thomas Farrell |

Typically, although not exclusively, a part of an employee’s benefits program is Long-Term Disability (LTD). LTD benefits pay out a predetermined sum when an employee becomes disabled for at least one year or more. Since studies have shown that there is a greater chance that workers will suffer a long-term disability than ever before,… Read More »

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Can You Be Fired While on Long-Term Disability?

By Thomas Farrell |

When an employee becomes unable to work, due to the onset of a disability, he/she naturally begins to worry about how he/she will be able to support himself/herself and his/her family. Fortunately, many businesses provide Long-Term Disability (LTD) for its employees, which allows them to submit a claim with an LTD insurance carrier for… Read More »

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Disability Benefits for Pregnancy-Related Conditions

By Thomas Farrell |

Confirming one’s pregnancy is a typically joyous occasion, filled with hope and desire. Although we live in a country with the best healthcare system in the world, complications from pregnancy do happen. In these unfortunate situations, the pregnant woman may need to take some time away from her employment to deal with the complication,… Read More »

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Qualifying for State Disability Benefits

By Thomas Farrell |

Suffering a disability is never a pleasant experience for anyone. Even beyond the pain and recovery time and effort, in some cases, suffering from a disability may force an individual to take an extended period away working. The fear of not knowing when a paycheck will next come can cause extreme concern, especially if… Read More »

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Getting Long-Term Disability Following a Stroke

By Thomas Farrell |

Experiencing a cerebrovascular accident, more commonly known as a stroke, can be a very debilitating event. While minor strokes, such as that suffered by ESPN personality Lee Corso in 2009, can allow for a near-complete recovery and return to employment, some strokes can cause more long-lasting damage. Regardless, with almost any stroke, time off… Read More »

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The Challenges of Long-Term Disability Claims for those with Parkinson’s

By Thomas Farrell |

Most everyone with a Long-Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Policy understands that its intention is to provide financial support when the policyholder becomes unable to work as a result of a disability. However, to ensure that each claim for benefits is viable, LTD insurance companies examine each claim very thoroughly. This can be a source… Read More »

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Securing SSDI Benefits for Disabled Adult Children

By Thomas Farrell |

While Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides benefits for individuals who have suffered a disability, based in part on an individual’s work history, this rule does not apply to all recipients. Typically, SSDI claimants must be able to point to some work experience as a prerequisite to qualifying for coverage. However, in some cases,… Read More »

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Do Long-Term Disability Benefits Cover Fibromyalgia?

By Thomas Farrell |

As part of an employment offer, many companies provide health benefits for their employees. One of these benefits, which is typically overlooked, is long-term disability (LTD) benefits, which pay benefits when an employee becomes disabled and is unable to work. However, as is the case with all dealings with insurance companies, getting the LTD… Read More »

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