LTD Attorney Peter Burke interviewed about this highly questionable practice.
Long Term Disability Lawyer Peter Burke of Burke, Harvey, and Frankowski, LLC was recently interviewed by LawyersandSettlements about this practice and how it can have a major impact on LTD benefits.
“It’s a standard practice for Unum and other insurance carriers that they require policyholders to apply for social security disability benefits,” says Peter Burke. “They take it as an offset; it reduces the amount of benefits they owe the policyholder.”
Read the full article here “Can Unum Make You Apply for Social Security Benefits?” to learn more about this and other potential bad faith practices.