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Tips for Remaining on Long Term Disability

Whether the result of a longstanding illness or more recent physical injury, lacking the ability to work full-time is a particularly difficult period for anyone to endure. From worrying about finances and potential career implications to stressing over the general wellbeing of one’s family, prioritizing rest and relaxation can be very difficult to achieve during such an uncertain period.

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Steps to Appealing a Short or Long Term Disability Insurance Denial

Receiving a denial letter from your short or long term disability insurance carrier can be an upsetting, frustrating, and overwhelming ordeal.

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File Your Disability Claim the Right Way

Boston, MA is home to a lot of history, and it's been a beautiful place to live for decades. With nearly 700,000 residents, it's the largest populated city in New England. There are countless things to do throughout the city, from admiring the beautiful architecture to catching a Red Sox game with your family.

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Huntington’s Disease and Long-Term Disability Claims

Huntington’s disease is a genetic condition which causes nerve cells to degenerate over time. Although many people with Huntington’s do not begin showing symptoms until their late thirties or early forties, the progressive nature of the disease makes it very likely that an individual’s condition will worsen over time.

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Appeal Deadlines Extended for Long Term Disability Claims Due to Covid-19

As the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak continue to take a toll on Americans across the county, the U.S. Department of Labor has responded by extending certain deadlines under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. These measures, which were announced in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service on May 6, 2020, extend participant filing deadlines for employee benefit plans, group health plans, and other pension plans.

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Trouble with LTD Benefits Being Approved for Sedentary Occupations

As one might reasonably expect, sedentary occupations require individuals to sit for the majority of a standard workday and usually do extensive computer work. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles, sedentary work involves “sitting most of the time, with brief periods of walking or standing” and “exerting up to ten pounds of force occasionally.”

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Fitness Tracker

Attorney Jonathan T. Macedo finds innovative ways to assist his clients with their short-term or long-term disability claims. Some of the most difficult types of short and long-term disability claims involve cases which involve subjective complaints. Subjective complaints

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Surveillance

What is surveillance? Surveillance is a tool used by insurance companies to assess the validity of disability claims. Accordingly, if you’ve recently filed a claim for disability benefits, there’s a chance your insurer could conduct surveillance on your activities.

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ERISA - Firing Due to Disability and The "Actively at Work" Provision

Murray Law Office takes pride in assisting our clients with the difficult legal issues facing them when they become disabled and when their ERISA governed claims for long, or short term disability benefits are denied or terminated.

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Objective Testing

When it comes to filing a claim for disability benefits, one of the most important factors to consider involves your team of medical providers. Simply put, there are many ways your doctor can increase your chances of being approved for benefits, so it is important to visit your doctor routinely so that he or she can monitor your condition.

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