August 12, 2018
denied disability claim

Don’t Make These Mistakes After Your Long-Term Disability Denial

You care a lot about your long-term disability case and want to get the best results when it comes to the rights you deserve. As such, when your short-term disability runs out and you want to make the transition into long-term disability because your injuries are causing you misery, you want everything to go as smoothly as possible. However, when you get that denial in the mail you think it’s the end of the line for you and that there’s no going back on this. This is the point where many people give up, and we don’t want to see […]
August 8, 2018
Overexertion Injury Workplace lawyer

Gainful Occupation and Its Role Regarding Long-Term Disability

When you start receiving temporary, short-term disability, you know that you could either return to work after a certain period of time or that you will be moved up to long-term disability if your injuries are permanent. One of the phrases that you see thrown around in long-term disability dealings is known as a ‘gainful occupation’ but what does this mean and how does it apply to your case? Many people are permanently disabled to the point where they are unable to perform the duties of their own occupation. A gainful occupation, on the other hand, gives some people a […]
March 21, 2018
long-term disability claims lawyer

How Long Should I Expect My Disability Benefits to Last Me?

When you hear the term “long-term disability,” you may consider that these benefits last from the time you receive the disability to the end of your life. However, this is not always the case, as many types of plans are different from the next one. How insurance policies pay out are usually in one lump sum that will keep you grounded for a long time, but disability works differently. If you receive long-term disability, you could receive benefits over a long period of time – from years to decades, to the rest of your life. This will usually be dependent […]
February 14, 2018

Does Short-Term Disability Transition Into Long-Term Disability?

Have you been injured and now you want to see what benefits you qualify for in regards to short-term or long-term disability? You have options. The problem is, many people don’t understand how the transition works when you are moving from short-term disability to long-term disability. The truth is, some people will not make it past short-term disability, as they may not have an injury severe enough to keep them out of work for several months or years. But what happens if your injury is extremely severe and you are wondering how to make the transition? From Short-Term to Long-Term […]