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The Number of Disabled Employees Increase as More Employers Drop Long-Term Disability Coverage

Posted in Disability Insurance, Legal Articles, News, Social Security Administration
A disturbing trend that has developed across the country in recent years is that, while the number of workers/employees suffering from long-term illnesses or injuries has increased, the number of employers who provide long-term disability insurance has dropped dramatically.  As of May 2014, the total number of Social Security disability beneficiaries in the United States … Continue Reading

Council for Disability Awareness Follows Approvals of Disability Claims by the SSA and Private Disability Insurers

Posted in Disability Insurance, News, Social Security Administration
Allison Bell of the National Underwriter reported on September 11, 2009 that approved disability claims rose more quickly in 2008 at the Social Security Disability Insurance program than at private disability insurers. She explained that the Council for Disability Awareness in Portland, Maine reported that findings in a summary of results from an analysis of … Continue Reading