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5 Mistakes People Make When Filing Their Long-Term Disability Claims

If you can’t work due to an illness or injury, your long-term disability insurance coverage is meant to provide you with income replacement until you are able to return to gainful employment or, if your disability is of a permanent nature, until the maximum age of coverage, whichever is first. In order to increase your claim’s chance of approval, make sure to avoid these common mistakes that claimants make when filing for long-term disability benefits. Five Common Mistakes Submitting an Incomplete Application Double-check that you have answered all the...
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Manulife Denies Disability Benefits to Bank Teller with Depression and Anxiety

Manulife Denies Disability Benefits to Bank Teller with Depression and Anxi...

Our client, the plaintiff, worked as a bank teller with one of Canada’s leading banks for over 13 years. She became totally disabled from performing the main duties of her occupation after struggling with mental health issues that worsened over a period of four years. These included major depressive disorder, adjustment disorder, anxiety, insomnia and concentration difficulties. Her health conditions were further aggravated by the challenges and responsibilities of being primary caregiver to her ill spouse. Bank Teller Files Short-Term Disability Claim For Benefits...
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Journalist Jan Wong Breached Confidentiality Agreement with Former Employer...

The self-published memoir that landed renowned journalist, Jan Wong, on the Canadian bestsellers’ list in 2012 has now landed her in hot water. Wong’s memoir, entitled Out of the Blue, has been hailed by critics as a courageous account of her battle with workplace harassment and depression that subsequently resulted in her termination of employment from the Globe and Mail, where she was one of the paper’s top reporters for twenty years. The memoir also offers an in-depth account of her legal battle with her insurance company, Manulife, for denying her...