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Alesia Strand

I Have Cancer. Will I Qualify for Long-Term Disability?

Long–term disability benefits are typically available to employees who have been diagnosed with cancer. However, many LTD cancer claims are denied. Whether you are approved depends on the specifications of your LTD policy and the severity of your illness. The process of securing long-term disability insurance when you have cancer Physicians classify cancer into stages […]

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Alesia Strand

Will my Disability Benefits be Denied for a Pre-Existing Condition?

Any individual who suffers serious injury or illness that makes them unable to work can file for disability in order to maintain their quality of life. However, many wonder whether or not they will receive disability benefits if they have a pre-existing condition. The answer to this query tends to vary. Most insurance companies place […]

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Tom Beedem

Hospitals in St. Paul, Minnesota

Here you will find a list of the primary hospitals located in St. Paul, Minnesota. These hospitals offer a range of medical health services. Regions Hospital Regions Hospital is part of the HealthPartners care system. It is located in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was Minnesota’s first pediatric Level 1 trauma Center. It houses an ACS-verified […]

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Tom Beedem

Aetna Life Insurance Co. Facing Long-Term Disability Lawsuit

David Rinehart is suing Aetna Life Insurance Co. for breach of contract. Rinehart filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against Aetna on October 17th. In the complaint, he alleges that Aetna violated ERISA by not paying his long-term disability benefits. Furthermore, the plaintiff states he is entitled […]

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Tom Beedem

California Woman Fights for Denied Long-Term Disability Benefits

Debra Medina is seeking damages in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston, the Norcal Record recently reported. Medina alleges in her claim that her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully denied. Furthermore, she alleges her employer violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 […]

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Alesia Strand

Physician Claims Insurance Company Unjustifiably Denied Long Term Disability

A San Francisco physician claims his insurance company wrongly denied long term disability benefits for his condition, the Norcal Record recently reported. Dr. Malcolm Smith suffers from depression. As a result, he filed a claim in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on September 27th against Life Insurance Company Of North […]

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Tom Beedem

California Man Files Lawsuit Against Insurance Company for Denied Disability

A San Diego man filed a lawsuit against his insurance company for denying payments on his long-term disability payments, the Northern California Record recently reported. Saidal Homman is taking action against his life insurance company for denying his long-term disability payments. Homman filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of […]

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Tom Beedem

The Influence of Social Security Disability on Long-Term Disability Payments

Many individuals recognize that there are benefits obtainable if they become disabled and cannot perform their job. The problem is that many do not recognize the distinctions between disability options. Attempting to grasp the differences, for instance, between long-term disability insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance can be a challenging task. Long-term disability insurance is […]

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Alesia Strand

Minneapolis Hospitals Rated

Three Minneapolis hospitals have been rated based on the quality of health care services each offers. The results: Hennepin County Medical Center SCORE = D University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview SCORE = C Abbott Northwestern Hospital SCORE = A The Leapfrog Group, the organization that performed the examination, reviews occurrences of infection, surgical mistakes, […]

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Alesia Strand

A New Increase in Penalties for Specific Violations of ERISA

In order to compensate for the increase in financial inflation, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) increased penalties regarding specific violations of the Employee Income Retirement Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). These penalties were developed under the Federal Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Inflation Adjustment Act).

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