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How A Great Social Security Decision Can Potentially Help Long Term Disability Policy Holders

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many disability policies will have limits on how long benefits can be paid for mental illness and will require that a policyholder gets active treatment. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for policy holders who have mental illness to have difficulty getting medical treatment.In a recent Social Security Disability case, Punzio v. Astrue, 630 F.3d 704 (7th Cir. 2011), Judge Posner, one of the leading Judges in the 7th Circuit, points out that the difficulty performing activities of daily living, small improvements of mental illness, failure to get treatment is the symptoms of the disease and aggravating factors.Many disability insurance carriers will pounce...

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