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Cancer is the Leading Cause of UNUM Disability Claims

Many Long Term Disability carriers such as UNUM, track very closely the leading causes of payment in Long Term Disability benefits. In a May 3, 2010 press release, UNUM advised for the “9th consecutive year, cancer is the leading cause of Long Term Disability claims for UNUM. They constituted over 11.8% of the Long Term Disability claims in 2009.” UNUM has prepared a booklet called “Moving Down: Cancer Survivors at Work.” UNUM is aggressive about attempting to return those who have been diagnosed with cancer to work and their statistics show that 50-70% of...

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Mental Consultative Examination and Your Social Secuirty Disability Case | Clearwater Disability Claim Application Lawyer

If the disability examiner or judge notes in your medical records that you are “depressed” or “anxious,” the Social Security Administration may be obligated to send you for a mental consultative examination even if you don’t claim to be depressed or anxious on your application and have never sought treatment. ...

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Don’t Be One of The 2/3 Who Fail to File an Appeal After a Denial Of Their Social Security Disability Claim | Tampa Disability Claim Appeal Attorney

Unfortunately, an extraordinary number of Social Security Disability applicants who are denied benefits will decide to stop pursuing their claim, submit appeals that are too late to be accepted by the Social Security Administration, or try to start all over again by filing a new application....

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First Responders Wrongfully Denied Florida Workers’s Compensation Benefits Based on Risk Factor Defense

Florida First Responders automatically assume that once they can show they are entitled to the Florida Heart/Lung Presumption they get Florida workers compensation benefits. Wrong! That is one of the first myths Florida workers' compensation attorneyr Nancy Cavey will discuss with you and  how that myth impacts your rights to lost wages and medical treatment. You get the benefit of the presumption once you have shown the presumption actually applies. Then, the burden shifts to your employer to present evidence that rebuts or overcomes that presumption. One of the common defenses raised to First...

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