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  • Applying For Long Term Disability Benefits: Top 10 Tips

    Long term disability (LTD) insurance is intended to provide a stream of income while you are disabled from your employment. Industry statistics suggest most claims are accepted, but many legitimate claims are rejected. Sometimes these denials could have been avoided had the application been complete … Read more »

  • Long Term Disability And Waiting Periods

    What Is A Waiting Period? Most long term disability (LTD) policies do not pay benefits for weeks or months after you become disabled. This may be called a waiting period, an elimination period, or a qualifying period. You are not eligible to receive benefits until after this time frame has passed. T … Read more »

  • MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes: An Important LTD Decision

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee can access his former employer’s long term disability (LTD) coverage four years after a disabling injury, even though he resigned and was working for a different employer at the time he applied for benefits. The case is MacIvor v Pitney Bowes, 2 … Read more »

  • How Long is Long Term Disability?

    Long term disability (LTD) is a type of insurance intended to provide a source of income in the event you become disabled from employment due to illness or injury.  Given that some disabilities last longer than others, the question “How long is long term disability?” is quite common.  The answer dep … Read more »

  • Long Term Disability Mediations

    Mediation is an effective way to resolve long term disability (LTD) disputes, yet most people are not familiar with what mediation entails.  This blog post will cover the top 10 most common questions people have regarding LTD mediations, including:  What is a mediation? Who attends the mediation? Wh … Read more »