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Provident Life Tries to Short-End Disabled Doctor

Disability insurance companies may try to classify your disability claim as one resulting from “sickness” rather than “accident” or “injury.”  The difference matters because most disability insurance policies include separate sickness and accident provisions that affect limits of disability payment. … Continue reading

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Women with Disabilities Suffer Greater Risks than Men

A new study by The State Farm Center for Women & Financial Services at The American College indicates women have a higher risk of suffering both physically and financially from disability than men.  One statistic in the study shows women … Continue reading

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California Insurance Commissioner Petitioned to “Kick Unum the Hell Out of California”

UnumProvident, one of the largest disability insurance carriers, was recently fined $15 million and ordered to reopen 115,000 claims in a multi-state regulatory settlement, and the California Department of Insurance also fined Unum $8 million and ordered Unum to reopen … Continue reading

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California Dept. of Insurance Fines Unum $8 Million for “Outlaw” Claims Handling

Over the weekend, the California State Department of Insurance reached a settlement with UnumProvident Corporation,  fining Unum $8 million, the largest settlement in the agency’s history, with  California Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi calling Unum an “outlaw company” that harmed consumers by … Continue reading

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