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disability

Conflicting medical reports (disability)

Ms. C. worked as an office administrator, a predominantly sedentary role. She began to experience medical conditions that affected her back. Her employer’s group disability insurance plan covered her short-term disability claim. After several months, the insurance company denied Ms. C.’s coverage for long-term disability (LTD), stating that her illness did not prevent her from

Steady work (disability)

Ms. H. worked at the front desk of her family’s automotive shop. Her responsibilities were administrative in nature: assisting customers on the phone and in person, processing warranties, selling parts over the counter and traveling around the city to pick up parts. In October, she applied for disability under the company’s group plan, indicating on

If the shoe fits… (disability)

Mr. N. was a 54-year-old floor porter, moving packages, equipment and other items around a hospital emergency room. His job required him to be on his feet eight hours a day. His uncontrolled diabetes led to a bone infection in his right big toe and he went on disability benefits through his employer’s group insurance