LTD Attorney Peter Burke interviewed about this highly questionable practice.
Long Term Disability Lawyer Peter Burke of Burke, Harvery and Frankowski, LLC was recently interiewed 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 policy holders 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 policy holder.”
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.